Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg
|Princess Louise Charlotte|
|Princess Edward of Anhalt|
11 August 1873|
|Died||14 April 1953
|Spouse||Prince Eduard of Anhalt|
|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.
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
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:
- Frederique Margaretha (1896), died a few days after birth
- Leopold Frederick Maurice Ernest Constantine Aribert Eduard (1897-1898), died at the age of 1
- Marie-Auguste (1898-1983), married Prince Joachim of Prussia, the youngest son of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany
- Joachim Ernst, the last ruling Duke of Anhalt
- Eugen (1903-1980), married Anastasia Jungmeier (1901-1970); their daughter Anastasia married Maria Emanuel, Margrave of Meissen
- Wolfgang Albert Maurice Frederick William Ernest (1912-1936), died at the age of 23
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