Ludwig, Landgrave o Hesse-Philippsthal

Ludwig, Landgrave o Hesse-Philippsthal (8 October 1766 – 15 Februar 1816) wis a German nobleman an general. He fought for the Kinrick o Naples (later Kinrick o the Twa Sicilies). Frae 1813 until his daith, he wis the ruling Landgrave o Hesse-Philippsthal. He went tae Vienna for the Congress o Vienna in 1814 wi Queen Maria Carolina.

Landgrave o Hesse-Philippsthal
Ludwig Prinz von Hessen-Philippsthal.jpg
Ludwig as Hereditary Prince in 1782 bi Kobold.
Born8 October 1766(1766-10-08)
Dee'd15 Februar 1816(1816-02-15) (aged 49)
BuiriedGaeta, Italy
Noble faimilyHouse o Hesse
Spoose(s)Marie Franziska Berghe o Trips
FaitherWilliam, Landgrave o Hesse-Philippsthal
MitherPrincess Ulrike Eleonore o Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld


Louis married on 21 Januar 1791 in Susteren to Coontess Marie Franziska Berghe o Trips (1771–1805). His parents were unaware o this mairiage an didn't recognise when they learned about it. Moreover, he haed tae resign frae the Dutch airmy, as officers were nae allowed tae mairy Catholics. Marie Franziska haed connections, an managed tae get her husband a position in the airmy o the Kinrick o Naples. Efter his daith, she served as Mistress o the Robes at the coort o Queen Maria Carolina.


  1. Karoline (1793–1872), mairit Coont Ferdinand de la Ville sur Illon an haed issue, but divorced 1814.
  2. Wilhelm (1798-1802)