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Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

Ruling landgrave of hesse-darmstadt for 130 days in 1678
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AKA Ludwig VII. von Hessen-Darmstadt
Date of birth Darmstadt, Darmstadt Government Region, Hesse, Germany
Date of death Aug 31, 1678 Gotha, Gotha, Thuringia, Germany
Mother: Maria Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp
Father: Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Brother(s): Ernest Louis of Hesse-Darmstadt Philip of Hesse-Darmstadt George of Hesse-Darmstadt
Sister(s): Marie Elisabeth of Hesse-Darmstadt Elisabeth Dorothea of Hesse-Darmstadt Auguste Magdalene of Hessen-Darmstadt Sophie Marie of Hesse-Darmstadt Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt Sophie Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt
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Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (22 June 1658 – 31 August 1678) was a Hessian sovereign.

Louis VII was the son of Landgrave Louis VI of Hesse-Darmstadt and his wife Maria Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp. Following the death of his father, he began to reign as Landgrave on 24 April 1678.

He reigned only 18 weeks and four days before he died from an infection on 31 August 1678.


Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
House of Hesse
Born: 22 June 1658 Died: 31 August 1678
Preceded by
Louis VI
Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Succeeded by
Ernest Louis

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