Ernest Leopold, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg

Ernst Leopold of Hesse-Rotenburg (15 June 1684 – 29 November 1749) was landgrave of Hessen-Rheinfels-Rotenburg between 1725 and 1749.

Ernest Leopold
Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg
Born15 June 1684
Died29 November 1749
Schloss Rotenburg, Rotenburg
SpouseEleonore of Löwenstein-Wertheim
FatherWilliam of Hesse-Rotenburg
MotherMaria Anna of Löwenstein-Wertheim

Born in Langenschwalbach, he was a son of landgrave William, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg and Countess Maria Anna of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort (1652–1688).

He died in Rotenburg in 1749.

Marriage and issueEdit

He married his first cousin Eleonore of Löwenstein-Wertheim (1686–1753), in Frankfurt, on 9 November 1704. They had ten children:

Through his eldest daughter, his present descendants include the claimant Duke of Parma; the pretending King of the Two Sicilies and the reigning Grand Duke of Luxembourg. His youngest daughter is also an ancestress of the above.

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Preceded by
Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg
Succeeded by