Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg

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Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg
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Spouse Eduard, Duke of Anhalt
House House of Wettin
Father Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg
Mother Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen
Born (1874-08-11)11 August 1874
Died 14 April 1953(1953-04-14) (aged 78)

Princess Marie Agnes Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg (11 August 1874 in Altenburg – 14 April 1953 in Altenburg) was a German noblewoman. She was a Princess of Saxe-Altenburg by birth and by marriage Duchess of Anhalt.


She was the daughter of Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg and his wife Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen. Her father was a son of Duke Georg and a younger brother of Duke Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. Louise Charlotte's mother was the daughter of Duke Bernhard II of Saxe-Meiningen and Princess Marie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel. Her uncle Ernst I was succeeded as ruling Duke of Saxe-Altenburg by her brother Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

Louise Charlotte died in Altenburg in 1953, at the age of 79.

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married Eduard, the son of Duke Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt of Anhalt in Altenburg on 6 February 1895. They divorced on 26 January 1918. They had six children together: