William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel

William IV of Hesse-Kassel (24 June 1532  25 August 1592), also called William the Wise, was the first Landgrave of the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He was the founder of the oldest line, which survives to this day.

William IV
Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Portrait by Kaspar van der Borcht, 1577
Born24 June 1532
Died25 August 1592(1592-08-25) (aged 60)
Noble familyHesse-Kassel (founder)
Hesse (by birth)
Spouse(s)Sabine of Württemberg
Anna Maria, Countess of Nassau-Weilburg
Hedwig, Countess of Schaumburg
Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Christine, Duchess of Saxe-Eisenach
FatherPhilip I, Landgrave of Hesse
MotherChristine of Saxony

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