Richard, Prince of Hesse

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Richard, Prince of Hesse Gender: M
Richard Wilhelm Leopold
born on 14 May 1901 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 22°42' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 26°32 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°12'


German prince, a son of Prince Friedrich Karl of Hesse and Princess Margarete of Prussia. He had a twin brother, Christoph. He was a brother-in-law of Prince Philip, the consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

As Obergruppenführer (brigade leader) in the National Socialist Motor Corps (NSKK), he ran in the election for the NSDAP to the German Reichstag on 29 March 1936, but did not move into the National Socialist Reichstag. He then lived in Frankfurt am Main, at Lindenstraße 7. He failed in his candidacy for election to the Greater German Reichstag in 1938. In 1937 he was promoted to NSKK Obergruppenführer and led until 1941 the NSKK group Hesse.

After the war he lived in Kronberg im Taunus and remained unmarried. He was first head of the State Traffic Watch of Hesse, then president of the German Traffic Watch (Road Patrol) in the Federal Republic of Germany.

He died in Frankfurt am Main on 11 February 1969, aged 67.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)



  • Death of Sibling 7 October 1943 (Twin brother, Prince Christoph of Hesse)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from a telegram in the evening edition of Berliner Börsenzeitung, 14 May 1901, p. 2: "Frankfurt a. M., 14. Mai. (C. T. C.) Prinzessin Friedrich Karl von Hessen ist heute Morgen von zwei Prinzen entbunden worden."

(Frankfurt a[m] M[ain], May 14th. (C.T.C.) Princess Friedrich Karl von Hessen was delivered this morning of two princes/ twins).

A time of 6 AM is speculative.


  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twin brothers)
  • Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost
  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party (NSKK Obergruppenführer)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hesse-Kassel, Germany)