Frederick V , Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
b.30 Jan 1748 Bad Homburg, Hochtaunuskreis, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
d.20 Jan 1820 Bad Homburg, Hochtaunuskreis, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Facts and Events
Frederick V Louis William Christian, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (30 January 1748, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe – 20 January 1820, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe) was from 1751 to his death landgrave of Hesse-Homburg. He was the son of Frederick IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg and Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels (1731–1792), daughter of Frederick William, Prince of Solms-Braunfels.
In 1768 he married Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt. The couple had 15 children, of whom the following 11 survived to adulthood: