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Duchy of Saxe-Marksuhl
Herzogtum Sachsen-Marksuhl
State of the Holy Roman Empire
Capital Marksuhl
Government Principality
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Partitioned from Saxe-Weimar 1662 1662
 •  Incorporated into Saxe-Eisenach 1671 1671
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Blason Duché de Saxe-Weimar.svg Saxe-Weimar
Saxe-Eisenach Armoiries Saxe.svg

The Duchy of Saxe-Marksuhl was one of the Saxon Duchies held by the Ernestine line of the Wettin Dynasty. Established in 1662 for John George I, third son of Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar. Originally John George was supposed to share Saxe-Eisenach with his older brother, Adolf William.[1] Johann Georg finally accepted the receipt of an income from the duchy of Saxe-Eisenach and made his residence in the small town of Marksuhl. Saxe-Marksuhl was reincorporated into Saxe-Eisenach on the ascension of John George to the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach upon his nephew's death in 1671.[citation needed]

Duke of Saxe-Marksuhl[edit]


  1. ^ Michael, edited by George S. Cuhaj ; market analyst, Thomas (2011). Standard catalog of world coins (Fifth edition. ed.). p. 1651. ISBN 9781440217241.