Ernest Leopold, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg

Ernest Leopold
Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg
Born 15 June 1684
Died 29 November 1749
Schloss Rotenburg, Rotenburg
Spouse Eleonore of Löwenstein-Wertheim
Joseph, Hereditary Prince of Hesse-Rotenburg
Polyxena, Queen of Sardinia
Caroline, Princess of Condé
Constantine, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg
Christine, Princess of Carignan
Eleonora, Countess Palatine of Sulzbach
House House of Hesse-Kassel
Father William of Hesse-Rotenburg
Mother Maria Anna of Löwenstein-Wertheim

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

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

He died in Rotenburg in 1749.

Marriage and issue

He married his first cousin Eleonore of Löwenstein-Wertheim (1686-1753), in Frankfurt, on November 9, 1704. They had 10 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
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