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Philipp der Großmüthige und Georg I.

Philip the Magnanimous and George I

Landgraves of Hessen
Johann Baptist Scholl
1845

Darmstadt /  Philipp der Großmüthige und Georg I.

Description

Two stone statues of Landgraves of Hessen-Darmstadt in the entrance gate of the castle. At the feet of both is a lion with the coat of arms of Hesse.
Darmstadt - Philipp der Großmüthige und Georg I.

Philipp I
der Großmüthige

Landgraf von Hessen

geboren am 13 November 1564.
gestorben am 31 Marz 1567.

Darmstadt - Philipp der Großmüthige und Georg I.

Georg I

Landgraf von Hessen

geboren am 10 September 1547.
gestorben am 7 Februar 1596.

  1. Philipp I. der Großmütige, Philip the Magnanimous (Marburg 1504 - Kassel 1567), Landgrave of Hessen, 1509/18-1567 (Wikipedia).

    and his son:

  2. Georg I. von Hessen-Darmstadt (Kassel 1547 - Darmstadt 1596), First Landgrave of Hesse Darmstadt, 1567-1596 (Wikipedia).

Inscription(s)

Signed: (both) 18 SB 45

Annotation

The statues were until 1934 on the Karolinenplatz.

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