Ludwig Karl IV. Großherzog v. Hessen und bei Rhein K.H.
(12.09.1837 - 13.03.1892)
place of birth:  Darmstadt, Gro
ßherzogtum Hessen  (Hesse)
Hessen:  Großherzog,  Generaloberst mdR GFM


The Grand Duke ruled Hessia
from 1877 until his death in 1892. He served in the military as colonel general with the rank of field marshal, achieving that rank in September 1891. Following his death in March 1892 in Darmstadt, he was succeeded by his son Ernst Ludwig IV. who served as Hessia's last Regent.


Großherzog  14.06.1877  -  13.03.1892

Generaloberst  12.09.1891  (mit dem Range als GFM)

Eisernes Kreuz II  Deutsch-Französischer Krieg  1870–1871