Duchess Amelia of Württemberg

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Amelia of Württemberg
Duchess of Saxe-Altenburg
Spouse Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
Issue Marie, Queen of Hanover
Pauline Friederike
Elisabeth Pauline, Grand Duchess of Oldenberg
Alexandra, Grand Duchess of Russia
House House of Württemberg
House of Saxe-Altenburg
Father Duke Louis of Württemberg
Mother Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg
Born (1799-06-28)28 June 1799
Died 28 November 1848(1848-11-28) (aged 49)

Amalie Therese Louise Wilhelmina Philippine of Württemberg (June 28, 1799, Wolany – November 28, 1848, Altenburg) was a Duchess of Württemberg and an ancestor of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Sofía of Spain and five Kings of Greece.

She was a daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg.

Marriage and children[edit]

She married on April 24, 1817, at Kirchheim unter Teck with Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1789–1868).

Amalie and Joseph had six daughters:

Amalia died on November 28, 1848, at the age of 49 in Altenburg. Her husband decided two days later to abdicate in the favor of his brother George, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. Joseph died in 1868 at Altenburg.


Duchess Amelia of Württemberg
Born: 28 June 1799 Died: 28 November 1848
German royalty
Title last held by
Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg
Duchess consort of Saxe-Altenburg
29 September 1834 – 28 November 1848
Succeeded by
Marie Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin