Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg

Intro German duchess
A.K.A. Antoinette von Sachsen-Altenburg
Was Politician
From Germany
Type Politics
Gender female
Birth 17 April 1838, Bamberg, Germany
Death 13 October 1908, Berchtesgaden, Germany (aged 70 years)
Star sign Aries

Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg (17 April 1838 – 13 October 1908) was a princess of Saxe-Altenburg by birth and Duchess of Anhalt by marriage.

Biography

Antoinette was the second child of Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg (1804-1852) from his first marriage with Amalie (1815-1841), daughter of Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. She married on 22 April 1854 in Altenburg the future Friedrich I, Duke of Anhalt (1831-1904). The marriage was for dynastic reasons and Antoinette married one of the richest German princes. On the occasion of the marriage was coined a commemorative medal.

Issue

Antoinette and Friedrich had six children: Leopold, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt (1855–1886), married Princess Elisabeth of Hesse-Kassel in 1884. Friedrich II, Duke of Anhalt (1856–1918), married Princess Marie of Baden in 1889. Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt (1857–1933), married Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg in Strelitz in 1877. Eduard, Duke of Anhalt (1861–1918), married Princess Luise of Saxe-Altenburg in 1895. Prince Aribert of Anhalt (1866–1933), married Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein in 1891. Princess Alexandra of Anhalt (1868–1958), married Sizzo, Prince of Schwarzburg in 1897.

Ancestry

16. Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
16. Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
8. Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
17. Countess Caroline of Erbach-Fürstenau
4. Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
18. Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
9. Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar
19. Margravine Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
2. Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg
20. Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg
10. Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
21. Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
5. Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
22. Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt
11. Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt
23. Countess Maria Louise Albertine of Leiningen-Falkenburg-Dagsburg
1. Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg
24. Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
12. Anton Aloys, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
25. Countess Johanna of Hohenzollern-'s-Heerenberg
6. Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
26. Philip Joseph, Prince of Salm-Kyrburg
13. Princess Amalie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyrburg
27. Princess Maria Theresa of Hornes
3. Princess Amalie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
28. Pierre Murat
14. Pierre Murat
29. Jeanne Loubières
7. Marie Antoinette Murat
30. Aymeric d'Astorg
15. Louise d'Astorg
31. Marie Alanyou
16. Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
8. Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
17. Countess Caroline of Erbach-Fürstenau
4. Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
18. Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
9. Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar
19. Margravine Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
2. Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg
20. Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg
10. Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
21. Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
5. Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
22. Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt
11. Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt
23. Countess Maria Louise Albertine of Leiningen-Falkenburg-Dagsburg
1. Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg
24. Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
12. Anton Aloys, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
25. Countess Johanna of Hohenzollern-'s-Heerenberg
6. Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
26. Philip Joseph, Prince of Salm-Kyrburg
13. Princess Amalie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyrburg
27. Princess Maria Theresa of Hornes
3. Princess Amalie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
28. Pierre Murat
14. Pierre Murat
29. Jeanne Loubières
7. Marie Antoinette Murat
30. Aymeric d'Astorg
15. Louise d'Astorg
31. Marie Alanyou
8. Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
17. Countess Caroline of Erbach-Fürstenau
4. Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
18. Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
9. Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar
19. Margravine Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
2. Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg
20. Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg
10. Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
21. Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
5. Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
22. Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt
11. Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt
23. Countess Maria Louise Albertine of Leiningen-Falkenburg-Dagsburg
1. Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg
24. Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
12. Anton Aloys, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
25. Countess Johanna of Hohenzollern-'s-Heerenberg
6. Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
26. Philip Joseph, Prince of Salm-Kyrburg
13. Princess Amalie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyrburg
27. Princess Maria Theresa of Hornes
3. Princess Amalie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
28. Pierre Murat
14. Pierre Murat
29. Jeanne Loubières
7. Marie Antoinette Murat
30. Aymeric d'Astorg
15. Louise d'Astorg
31. Marie Alanyou

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