Hesse-Nassau

Hesse-Nassau, a province in the SW. of Germany, between the Rhine on the W. and Bavaria and Saxony on the E.; was formed in 1868 out of the electorate of Hesse-Cassel, duchy of Nassau, &c.; the country is hilly, abounds in minerals, which are extensively worked, but agriculture and cattle-rearing are the chief industries; the medicinal springs of Homburg, Wiesbaden, &c., are celebrated; Cassel is noted for its gold and silver ware; damasks and other textiles are produced at Fulda, and at Hanau are flourishing iron-works; Marburg has a fine university.

Population (circa 1900) given as 1,664,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hesse-Cassel * Hestia
Hertz, Henrik
Hervey, James
Herwarth von Bittenfeld, Karl Eberhard
Herz, Henri
Herzen, Alexander
Hesiod
Hesperides
Hesperus
Hesse
Hesse-Cassel
Hesse-Nassau
Hestia
Hesychasts
Hesychius
Heuschrecke, Hofrath
Hexateuch
Hexham
Heylin, Peter
Heyne, Christian Gottlob
Heyse, Paul Johann
Heywood