The House of Hesse is a European dynasty, directly descended from the House of Brabant. They ruled the region of Hesse, one branch as prince-electors until 1866, and another branch as grand dukes until 1918. Contents 1 History 1.1 Links 2 Branches 3 Family tree 4 See also 5 References 6 External links History
Originalmente, la parte oeste del Landgraviato de Turingia, en la mitad del siglo XIII fue heredada por el hijo menor de Enrique II y se convirtió en una distinta entidad política. Desde finales del siglo XVI la casa fue dividida en varias líneas, las más importantes fueron Hesse-Kassel y Hesse-Darmstadt.
The House of Hesse-Kassel ( Hessen-Cassel) is a noble family of Germany, with a Swedish royal lineage. It was formed by a 16th century subdivision of the House of Hesse, that established the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel in 1567. Subcategories This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total. Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel (2 C, 12 P)
Many members of the Hesse-Kassel House served in the Danish military gaining high ranks and power in the Oldenburg realm due to the fact that many Landgraves were married to Danish princesses. Members of the family who are known to have served Denmark-Norway include Prince Frederik of Hesse-Kassel, Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel, and Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel.
Category:House of Hesse-Kassel From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Subcategories This category has the following 58 subcategories, out of 58 total. House of Hesse-Cassel in Sweden (5 C, 1 F) House of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (8 C, 11 F) House of Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg (8 C, 1 F) Military Merit Order (Hesse) (1 C, 6 F)