Many concessions were made to the popular will, but during the subsequent reaction these were withdrawn, and the period between 1850 and 1871, when Karl Friedrich Reinhard, Freiherr von Dalwigk (1802-1880), was chiefly responsible for the government of HesseDarmstadt, was one of repression, although some benefits were conferred upon the people.
It was known until 1866 as HesseDarmstadt, the history of which is given under a separate heading below.
1841), by whom he had a daughter, Frederika, afterwards duchess of York, and from whom he was divorced in 1769; (2) in 1769 to Frederika Louisa of HesseDarmstadt, by whom he had four sons, Frederick William III., Louis (d.
1638), son of George I., landgrave of HesseDarmstadt, although it did not become independent of HesseDarmstadt until 1768.
After belonging to the Rhenish Palatinate, it came into the possession of HesseDarmstadt in 1803.
ALZEY, a town of Germany, in the grand duchy of HesseDarmstadt, 18 m.
WORMS, a city of Germany, in the grand-duchy of HesseDarmstadt, situated in a fertile plain called the Wonnegau, on the left bank of the Rhine, 25 m.
In the war between Austria and Prussia in 1866, HesseDarmstadt was upon the side of the Austrians; Prince Louis accompanied his troops to the front, and was duly appointed by the grand-duke to the command of the Hessian division.