Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg

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Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Spouse(s) Maria Theresia of Weinberg
Noble family House of Oldenburg
Father Ernest Günther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Mother Auguste of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Born (1660-10-30)30 October 1660
Died 12 March 1731(1731-03-12) (aged 70)

Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (30 October 1660 – 12 March 1731) was the second son of Duke Ernest Günther and his wife Auguste.

Ernest Günther converted to Catholicism and became a canon in Strasbourg. However, he later reverted to Lutheranism.

In 1692, he succeeded his childless brother Frederick as Duke of Augustenburg. In 1695 he married Baroness Maria Theresia of Weinberg. This marriage remained childless.

Ernest August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Born: 30 October 1660 Died: 12 March 1731
Preceded by
Frederick
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
1692-1731
Succeeded by
Christian August