Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha

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Ernst I
Ernest I, duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.jpg
Ernst I, the Pious
Duke o Saxe-Gotha and Altenburg
Ring1672–1675
Successors Frederick in Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Albrecht in Saxe-Coburg
Bernhard in Saxe-Meiningen
Heinrich in Saxe-Römhild
Christian in Saxe-Eisenberg
Ernst in Saxe-Hildburghausen
Johann Ernst in Saxe-Saalfeld
Duke o Saxe-Gotha
Ring1640–1675
PredecessorJohann
Born25 December 1601(1601-12-25)
Altenburg, Duchy o Saxe-Weimar, Haly Roman Empire
Dee'd26 Mairch 1675(1675-03-26) (aged 73)
Schloss Friedenstein, Gotha, Saxe-Gotha, Haly Roman Empire
ConsortElisabeth Sophie o Saxe-Altenburg
IssueElisabeth Dorothea, Landgravine o Hesse-Darmstadt
Friedrich I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Albert, Duke of Saxe-Coburg
Bernhard I, Duke o Saxe-Meiningen
Henry, Duke o Saxe-Römhild
Christian, Duke o Saxe-Eisenberg
Princess Dorothea Maria
Ernst, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen
Johann Ernst IV, Duke o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
HooseHoose o Wettin
FaitherJohann II, Duke o Saxe-Weimar
MitherDorothea Maria o Anhalt
ReleegionLutheran

Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha, cried "Ernst the Pious" (25 December 1601 – 26 Mairch 1675), wis a duke o Saxe-Gotha an Saxe-Altenburg. The duchies were later merged intae Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

He wis the ninth but sixth surviving son o Johann II, Duke o Saxe-Weimar, and Dorothea Maria o Anhalt. His mither wis a granddochter o Christoph, Duke o Württemberg, an great-granddochter o Ulrich, Duke o Württemberg.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Altenburg on 24 October 1636, Ernst mairit Princess Elisabeth Sophie o Saxe-Altenburg. As a result o this mairiage Saxe-Gotha and Saxe-Altenburg were unified, when the last duke of the line (Elisabeth's cousin) died childless in 1672. Ernst an Elisabeth Sophie haed issue.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prince Johann Ernst (18 September 1638 – 27 November 1638).
  2. Princess Elisabeth Dorothea o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (8 Januar 1640 – 24 August 1709), mairit Ludwig VI, Landgrave o Hesse-Darmstadt.
  3. Prince Johann Ernst (16 Mey 1641 – 31 December 1657).
  4. Prince Christian (born an died 23 Februar 1642).
  5. Princess Sophie (21 Februar 1643 – 14 December 1657).
  6. Princess Johanna (14 Februar 1645 – 7 December 1657).
  7. Friedrich I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (15 Julie 1646 – 2 August 1691).
  8. Albert, Duke o Saxe-Coburg (24 Mey 1648 – 6 August 1699).
  9. Bernhard I, Duke o Saxe-Meiningen (10 September 1649 – 27 April 1706).
  10. Henry, Duke o Saxe-Römhild (19 November 1650 – 13 Mey 1710).
  11. Christian, Duke o Saxe-Eisenberg (6 Januar 1653 – 28 Aprile 1707).
  12. Princess Dorothea Maria o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (b. Gotha, 12 Februar 1654 – 17 Juin 1682).
  13. Ernst, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen (12 Juin 1655 – 17 October 1715).
  14. Prince Johann Philip (1 Mairch 1657 –19 Mey 1657).
  15. Johann Ernst IV, Duke o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (22 August 1658 – 17 Februar 1729).
  16. Princess Johanna Elisabeth (2 September 1660 – 18 December 1660).
  17. Prince Johann Philipp (16 November 1661 – 13 March 1662).
  18. Princess Sophie Elisabeth (19 Mey 1663 – 23 Mey 1663).