Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
|Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst|
|Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg|
Prince Karl Frederick
Prince John August
Prince Christian Wilhelm
Prince Ludwig Ernst
Fredericka, Duchess of Saxe-Weissenfels
Princess Magdalena Sibylle
Augusta, Princess of Wales
Prince Johann Adolf
|House||House of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
House of Ascania
|Father||Karl of Anhalt-Zerbst|
|Mother||Duchess Sophia of Saxe-Weissenfels|
|Born||13 October 1679|
|Died||11 October 1740(aged 60)|
Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst (13 October 1679 – 11 October 1740) was, by birth, a Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst and, by marriage, a Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. She was the maternal grandmother of George III of the United Kingdom.
In 1696, Magdalena Augusta married her first cousin, Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, who had become Duke in 1691.
They had nineteen children:
- Princess Sophie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1697–1703).
- Prince Frederick of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1699–1772); succeeded his father as Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.
- Prince Wilhelm of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1701–1771).
- Prince Karl Friedrich of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1702–1703).
- Prince Johann August of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1704–1767).
- Prince Christian of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1705).
- Prince Christian Wilhelm of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1706–1748).
- Prince Ludwig Ernst of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1707–1763).
- Prince Emanuel of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1709–1710).
- Prince Moritz of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1711–1777).
- Princess Sophie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1712).
- Prince Karl of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1714–1715)
- Princess Friederike of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1715–1775).
- Princess Magdalen Sybille of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1718).
- Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1719–1772); married Frederick, Prince of Wales and had issue, including George III of the United Kingdom.
- Prince Johann Adolf of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1721–1799).
Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-ZerbstBorn: 13 October 1679 Died: 11 October 1740
Title last held byChristine of Baden-Durlach
|Duchess consort of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
7 June 1696 – 23 March 1732
Luise Dorothea of Saxe-Meiningen