Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen

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Luise Dorothea
Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen, duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 2.jpg
Tenure 1732–1767
Spouse Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Issue Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Prince Ludwig
Princess Fredericka Luise
Ernst II
Princess Sophie
Prince August
House House of Saxe-Meiningen
House of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Father Ernest Louis I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
Mother Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha
Born (1710-08-10)10 August 1710
Coburg
Died 22 October 1767(1767-10-22) (aged 57)
Gotha

Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen (Meiningen, 10 August 1710 – Gotha, 22 October 1767) was the daughter of Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha. She was the wife off Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

Marriage and issue[edit]

On the 17 September 1729 in Meiningen, Luise married Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, her first cousin. They had nine children

  1. Frederick (b. Gotha, 20 January 1735 - d. Gotha, 9 June 1756).
  2. Ludwig (b. Gotha, 25 October 1735 - d. Gotha, 26 October 1735).
  3. stillborn son (Gotha, 25 October 1735), twin of Ludwig.
  4. stillborn twin sons (1739).
  5. Fredericka Luise (b. Gotha, 30 January 1741 - d. Gotha, 5 February 1776).
  6. Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (b. Gotha, 30 January 1745 - d. Gotha, 20 April 1804).
  7. Sophie (b. Gotha, 9 March 1746 - d. Gotha, 30 March 1746).
  8. August (b. Gotha, 14 August 1747 - d. Gotha, 28 September 1806).

Ancestry[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Johann, Duke of Saxe-Weimar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Dorothea Maria of Anhalt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Princess Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Elisabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Ludwig V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Magdalena von Brandenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Marie Hedwig of Hesse-Darmstadt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. John George I, Elector of Saxony
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Sophia Eleonore of Saxony
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Magdalene Sybille of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Johann, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (=16)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha (=8)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Dorothea Maria of Anhalt (= 17)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (=18)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Princess Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg (=9)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Elisabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (=19)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. John George I, Elector of Saxony (= 22)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. August, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Magdalene Sybille of Prussia (= 23)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Anna Maria of Ostfriesland
 
 
 
 
 
 

References[edit]

Princess Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen
Cadet branch of the House of Wettin
Born: 10 August 1710 Died: 22 October 1767
German royalty
Preceded by
Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Duchess consort of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
23 March 1732 – 22 October 1767
Vacant
Title next held by
Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen