Löwenburg Castle ruins as one of the most significant buildings of its genre, in addition to being one of the first major neo-Gothic buildings in Germany.

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wenburg Castle ruins as one of the most significant buildings of its genre, in addition to being one of the first major neo-Gothic buildings in Germany.

[Löwenburg Castle]  Translated as “Lion’s Castle” is unique among all the castles in Germany in that it was conceived as a romantic medieval castle ruin. The design of Löwenburg Castle was based on a fantasy of Landgrave Wilhelm IX, but experts regard it a very important historical monument, because it was the first Neo-Gothic structure in the country.

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Löwenburg (Lions Castle), Kassel, Germany, was built around 1800 as a country residence for Count Wilhelm IX. It is a replica castle based on similar ones built in medieval Germany.

Princess Mafalda and Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, grandson of German Emperor Frederick III, on their wedding day, 23 September 1925

Portrait of Her Royal Highness Princess Mafalda of Savoy and husband His Royal Highness Hereditary Prince Philipp of Hesse-Kassel (later Landgrave of Hesse) on their wedding day September 1925

Nov. 14 Elizabeth of Hungary, renewer of society, died 1231  Born in Hungary, Elizabeth was betrothed to the son of the Landgrave of Thuringia, and at age four was taken to be raised with him at the Wartburg Castle. Ten years later they were married. She was very generous to the poor, and after her husband's death she lived in cruel hardship until her own death at age twenty-four.

November 19 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Duchess of Thuringia: From The Liturgical Year of Dom Prosper Gueranger.

Princess Mafalda of Savoy (1925)

The Hesse Family Wedding Tiara was used for the first time by Princess Mafalda of Savoy when she married Prince Philippe of Hesse by Rhine and Kassel in

Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen of Prussia (1751-1805) daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. Will, J.M. : Augsbourg (publisher)c.1786-1800.

Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen of Prussia (1751-1805) daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. Will, J.M. : Augsbourg (publisher)c.1786-1800.

Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia - Wikipedia

Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia - Wikipedia

Princess Laetitia of Hesse   {1978} [wife of Prince Philipp of Hesse (son of Moritz, Prince + Landgrave of Hesse, Head of the House of Hesse)]

Prince Philipp of Hesse Laetitia Bechtolf, She is wearing the Hesse-Kassel Diamond Ears of Wheat tiara, from her husbands family.

House of Hesse; Landgrave Moritz (Germany).

Germany's House of Hesse

Landgrave Moritz Opens the Doors to his Remarkable Collection

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe - Herkules and the Waterplay - Kassel, Hessen Germany

Covering 240 hectares in the north Hessen city of Kassel, baroque Wilhelmshöhe Park is designed in the style of an English landscape garden and is Europe's largest hillside park.

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