Prince Johannes Heinrich of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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|Prince Johannes Heinrich|
|Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Duke of Saxony
|6th Head of the House of
Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry
|Tenure||7 January 1945 – 14 April 2010|
|Successor||Simeon II of Bulgaria|
28 March 1931|
Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria
|Died||14 April 2010(aged 79)|
|Spouse||Baroness Gabrielle von Fürstenberg
(m. 1957; div. 1968)
Princess Mathilde of Saxony
(m. 1968; div. 1993)
|House||Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry|
|Father||Prince Rainer of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha|
|Mother||Johanna Károlyi de Károly-Patty|
Prince Johannes Heinrich of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Johannes Heinrich Friedrich Werner Konrad Rainer Maria; Slovak: Ján Henrich, Hungarian: János Henrik; 28 March 1931, in Innsbruck – 14 April 2010, in Innsbruck) was a prince of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry and the last holder of Csábrág and Szitnya, both in modern-day Slovakia, lost to the communist regime of Czechoslovakia. He was the only son of Prince Rainer of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha by his first wife, Johanna Károlyi de Károly-Patty.
- Princess Felicitas Franziska Johanna Maria Gabriela Elisabeth Pauline Helene Stephanie Leopoldine Alexandra Sophie Mathilde Josepha Anna Karoline Immaculata Emanuela (b. Sorengo, 6 April 1958), married on 15 November 1987 to Serge Trotzky, from ancient Russian nobility, and has issue.
Johannes Heinrich and Gabrielle were divorced on 4 July 1968. Four months later, in Munich on 12 November 1968, Johannes Heinrich married, secondly, Princess Mathilde of Saxony, a medical doctor and granddaughter of King Frederick Augustus III of Saxony. They had one son:
- Johannes Albert Leopold Frederick Christian (b. Innsbruck, 17 November 1969 – killed in climbing accident, Ortler, 21 August 1987).
Johannes Heinrich and Mathilde divorced on 27 August 1993. Johannes Heinrich also had an illegitimate daughter named Christine Johanna Wieser (b. 29 March 1968 in Innsbruck) with Dr. Med. Edda Wieser (6. November 1940 - 16. December 1996).
After the death of Johannes Heinrich, the heir to the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha-Koháry is the former King Simeon II of Bulgaria, due to the exclusion of Johannes Heinrich's uncle Philipp Josias Maria Joseph Ignatius Michael Gabriel Raphael Gonzaga (Walterskirchen, 18 August 1901 – Vienna 31 Dec 1994), married morganatically on 23 April 1944 to Sarah Aurelia Halasz, and his descendants (their only son and four grandchildren were barred from the succession).
|Ancestors of Prince Johannes Heinrich of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha|