Henry II, Landgrave of Hesse

Henry II of Hesse (German: Heinrich), (c. 1299 – 3 June 1376) called "the Iron" was Landgrave of Hesse from 1328–1376.

Henry II
Landgrave of Hesse
Arms of the house of Hesse.svg
Died3 June 1376
Noble familyHouse of Hesse
Spouse(s)Elisabeth of Thuringia
IssueOtto the Younger
FatherOtto I, Landgrave of Hesse
MotherAdelheid of Ravensberg

Henry was the son of Otto I, Landgrave of Hesse and Adelheid of Ravensburg. With his wife Elisabeth of Thuringia, daughter of Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen, he had five children:

When Henry's son Otto died in 1366, his nephew Hermann was named co-regent. This caused fighting to break out with Otto of Brunswick. To defray the costs of the conflict with Brunswick, Henry levied a tax on all imported goods.

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Henry II, Landgrave of Hesse
Born: 1299 Died: 3 June 1376
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Preceded by   Landgrave of Hesse
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