Ernst, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen

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Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen
PredecessorNew Creation
SuccessorErnst Friedrich I
Born12 Juin 1655(1655-06-12)
Dee'd17 October 1715(1715-10-17) (aged 60)
SpouseSophie o Waldeck
IssueErnst Frederick I
Prince Joseph
HooseHose o Saxe-Hildburghausen
FaitherErnst I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha
MitherPrincess Elisabeth Sophie o Saxe-Altenburg

Ernst, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen (12 Juin 1655 – 17 October 1715) wis a duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen.

He wis the ninth but sixth surviving son o Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha an Princess Elisabeth Sophie o Saxe-Altenburg.

When his faither died in 1675, Ernst an his six brithers jointly assumed the government o the duchy; five years later, in 1680, and under the treaty o division o the faimily lands, he received the touns o Hildburghausen, Eisfeld, Heldburg, Königsberg. Ernst became thereby founder an first duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen. Efter the daith o his brithers Heinrich and Albrecht without male descendants, he took the touns o Sonnefeld an Behringen.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

He mairit in Arolsen on the 30 November 1680 to Sophie Henriette o Waldeck. They haed issue.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ernst Friedrich I, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen (21 August 1681 – 9 Mairch 1724).
  2. Princess Sophie Charlotte o Saxe-Hildburghausen (23 December 1682 – 20 Aprile 1684).
  3. Princess Sophie Charlotte o Saxe-Hildburghausen (23 Mairch 1685 – 4 Juin 1710).
  4. Prince Karl Wilhelm o Saxe-Hildburghausen (25 Julie 1686 – 2 Aprile 1687).
  5. Prince Joseph o Saxe-Hildburghausen (5 October 1702 – 4 Januar 1787) mairit Princess Maria Anna Vittoria o Savoy but haed nae issue.