1894-1901, Ernest Louis was married his maternal first cousin, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: they had one child: Elisabeth.
Georg Donatus Wilhelm Nikolaus Eduard Heinrich Karl, 8 November 1906 – 16 November 1937) was the first child of Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse and his second wife, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich.
Children of Georg Donatus,
Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse
1906 - 1937
of Greece and Denmark
1911 - 1937
Prince Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine
1931 - 1937
Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine
1933 - 1937
Princess Johanna of Hesse and by Rhine
1936 - 1939