Princess Ida of Saxe-Meiningen
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|Princess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach|
|Spouse||Prince Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach|
|Issue||Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar
Amalia, Princess Henry of the Netherlands
Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
|House||House of Saxe-Meiningen (by birth)
House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
|Father||George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen|
|Mother||Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg|
25 June 1794|
|Died||4 April 1852
Princess Ida of Saxe-Meiningen (b. Meiningen, 25 June 1794 - d. Weimar, 4 April 1852) was a German princess. She was the second child and first daughter of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. Her sister Adelaide was the wife of the future William IV of the United Kingdom and Ida herself was one of the godparents of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn.
Marriage and issue
On 30 May 1816 she married Prince Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach in Meiningen. Their children included:
- William Augustus Edward (b. 1823 - d. 1902), who entered the British army, served with much distinction in the Crimean War, became colonel of the 1st Life Guards, and later a British Field Marshal.
- Amalia, who married Prince Henry of the Netherlands.
- Hermann, whose daughter Pauline of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach married Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.
|Ancestors of Princess Ida of Saxe-Meiningen|
- Descendants of Hans den Yngre af Sønderborg – Ninth Generation: Bernhard Carl von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach