Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg

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Princess Louise Charlotte
Princess Edward of Anhalt
Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg.jpg
Born (1873-08-11)11 August 1873
Altenburg
Died 14 April 1953(1953-04-14) (aged 79)
Altenburg
Spouse Prince Eduard of Anhalt
House Saxe-Altenburg
Father Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg
Mother Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen

Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg (Marie Agnes Louise Charlotte; 11 August 1873 in Altenburg – 14 April 1953 in Altenburg) was a German noblewoman. She was a princess of Saxe-Altenburg by birth and a princess of Anhalt by marriage.

Life[edit]

She was the daughter of Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg and his wife, Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen. Her father was a son of Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, and a younger brother of Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

Louise Charlotte's mother was the daughter of Bernhard II, Duke 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 Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married Prince Eduard of Anhalt, a younger son of Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, in Altenburg on 6 February 1895. They divorced on 26 January 1918, a few months before he reigned briefly as Duke of Anhalt. They had six children together:

Ancestry[edit]


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