William August, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach

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William August
Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
Reign 1668–1671
Predecessor Adolf William
Successor Johann Georg I
Born (1668-11-30)30 November 1668
Eisenach
Died 23 February 1671(1671-02-23) (aged 2)
Eisenach
House House of Wettin
Father Adolf Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
Mother Marie Elisabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Religion Lutheranism

Wilhelm August, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (30 November 1668 – 23 February 1671) was a duke of Saxe-Eisenach.

He was born at Eisenach, the youngest and only surviving son of Adolf Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach and Marie Elisabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

All his older brothers died before his father, and Wilhelm August, the fifth and youngest child, was born nine days after the death of Adolf Wilhelm (21 November 1668) and succeeded him in the duchy of Saxe-Eisenach from the moment of his birth, under the guardianship of his uncle Johann Georg.

A sickly boy, he died at Eisenach when only two years old, and Eisenach was inherited by Johann Georg.

Preceded by
Adolf Wilhelm
Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
1668–1671
Succeeded by
Johann Georg I