Countess Charlotte Johanna of Waldeck-Wildungen

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Charlotte Johanna of Waldeck-Wildungen
Spouse(s) John Ernest IV, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Noble family House of Waldeck
Father Josias II, Count of Waldeck-Wildungen
Mother Wilhelmine Christine of Nassau-Siegen
Born (1664-12-13)13 December 1664
Arolsen
Died 1 February 1699(1699-02-01) (aged 34)
Hildburghausen

Charlotte Johanna of Waldeck-Wildungen (13 December 1664 in Arolsen – 1 February 1699 in Hildburghausen) was a daughter of Count Josias II of Waldeck-Wildungen and his wife, Wilhelmine Christine, a daughter William of Nassau-Hilchenbach.

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married on 2 December 1690 in Maastricht to John Ernest IV, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, the son of Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg. She was his second wife. She had eight children:

  1. William Frederick (16 August 1691 in Arolsen – 28 July 1720 in Saalfeld)
  2. Charles Ernest (Saalfeld, 12 September 1692 in Saalfeld – 30 December 1720 in Cremona)
  3. Sophie Wilhelmine (9 August 1693 in Saalefld – 4 December 1727 in Rudolstadt), married on 8 February 1720 to Frederick Anton, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
  4. Henriette Albertine (8 July 1694 in Saalfeld – 1 April 1695 in Saalfeld)
  5. Louise Emilie (24 August 1695 in Saalfeld – 21 August 1713 in Coburg)
  6. Charlotte (30 October 1696 in Saalfeld – Saalfeld, 2 November 1696 in Saalfeld)
  7. Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (25 September 1697 in Saalefeld – 16 September 1764 in Rodach)
  8. Henriette Albertine (20 November 1698 in Saalfeld – 5 February 1728 in Coburg)

Via Francis Josias, she was a great-great-grandmother of King Leopold I of Belgium and a great-great-great-grandmother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.