Philipp, Prince and Landgrave of Hesse was head of the Electoral House of Hesse from 1940 to 1980. He joined the Nazi Party in 1930, and, when they gained power with the appointment of Adolf Hitler as Chancellor in 1933, he became Oberpräsident of the Prussian Province of Hesse-Nassau. However, he later began to fall out of favour with Hitler in the spring of 1943 after delivering an honest assessment of the military situation in Italy. He was arrested in September 1943 on the day Italy ...
Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse (13 November 1504 – 31 March 1567), nicknamed der Großmütige (in English: "the Magnanimous"), was a German nobleman and champion of the Protestant Reformation, notable for being one of the most important of the early Protestant rulers in Germany
Philip, byname Philip the Magnanimous, German Philipp der Grossmütige, (born November 13, 1504, Marburg, Hesse [Germany]—died March 31, 1567, Kassel), landgrave ( Landgraf) of Hesse (1509–67), one of the great figures of German Protestantism, who championed the independence of German princes against the Holy Roman emperor Charles V. Early years
Posted on December 11, 2014. If religious and political concerns were often inseparable during the Protestant Reformation, then they were borderline indistinct in the life and career of Philipp of Hesse. Known most prominently as the Landgrave of Hesse, or as Philipp the Magnanimous, he was a leading political advocate for the right of Lutheran princes to reform their churches against the objections of Rome or the Holy Roman Empire.
Mother. Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt. Philip August Frederick (11 March 1779 – 15 December 1846) was Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg from 19 January 1839 until his death. He was a field marshal in the imperial Austrian army.
Philip of Hesse-Philippsthal (14 December 1655 – 18 June 1721) was the son of William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and Hedwig Sophia of Brandenburg. He was the first landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal from 1663 to 1721 and the founder of the fifth branch of the house of Hesse . Contents 1 Marriage and issue 2 Branch 3 Ancestry 4 Sources
Prince Philipp of Hesse-Kassel was born at Rumpenheim Castle in Offenbach on November 6, 1896, the third son of Prince Friedrich Carl, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and Princess Margarethe “Mossy” of Prussia. Philipp had five brothers: Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Hesse-Kassel (1893) – unmarried, killed in action in World War I
Philipp died on October 25, 1980 in Rome, Italy at the age of eighty-three. Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel was the third son of the Landgrave and Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel. He married Princess Mafalda of Savoy on September 23, 1925 in Turin, Italy.
Philipp (Hesse) Landgrave of Hesse. (1896 - 1980) Philipp Landgrave of Hesse formerly Hesse. Born 6 Nov 1896 in Schloß Rumpenheim, Offenbach, Grand Duchy of Hesse German Empire. Ancestors. Son of Friedrich Karl Ludwig Konstantin Hessen-Kassel and Margarethe Beatrice Feodora (Hohenzollern) Preussen. Brother of Christopher Ernest Augustus Hessen-Kassel.