Philip, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal

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Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal
Reign 16 July 1663 –

18 June 1721

Predecessor new creation
Successor Karl
Born 14 December 1655
Died 18 June 1721 (Aged 65)
Spouse Catherine von Solms-Laubach
Issue Wilhelmine of Hesse-Philipstahl
Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal
Princess Amélie
Prince Amoene
Prince Philipp
Princess Henriette
William, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
Sophie, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
House House of Hesse-Philippsthal
Father William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Mother Hedwig Sophia of Brandenburg
Burial Grote or Sint-Jacobskerk, The Hague
Religion Calvinism

Philip of Hesse-Philippsthal (14 December 1655 – 18 June 1721) was the son of William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and Hedwig Sophia of Brandenburg. He was the first landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal from 1663 to 1721 and the founder of the fifth branch of the house of Hesse.


On April 16, 1680, Philip of Hesse-Philipsthal married Catherine of Solms-Laubach, daughter of Count Charles Otto of Solms-Laubach.


  1. Princess Wilhelmine of Hesse-Philipstahl (1681–1699)
  2. Charles I of Hesse-Philippsthal, landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal
  3. Princess Amélie of Hesse-Philippsthal (1684–1754)
  4. Prince Amoene of Hesse-Philippsthal (1685–1686)
  5. Prince Philip of Hesse-Philipsthal (1686–1717) married Marie von Limburg.
  6. William, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld 1692–1761)
  7. Princess Sophie of Hesse-Philippsthal (1695–1728) married Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck.


  • 14 December 1655 – 16 July 1663 Prince Philipp of Hesse-Kassel.
  • 16 July 1663 – 18 June 1721 The Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal.