Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha

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Ernst I
Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha - Dawe 1818-19.jpg
Portrait bi George Dawe.
Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
(as Ernest III)
Ring9 December 1806 –
12 November 1826
PredecessorFrancis
Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
(as Ernest I)
Ring12 November 1826 –
29 Januar 1844
SuccessorErnest II
Born2 Januar 1784(1784-01-02)
Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, HRE
Dee'd29 Januar 1844(1844-01-29) (aged 60)
Gotha, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, German Confederation],
SpouseLuise o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Duchess Marie o Württemberg
IssueErnst II, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Albert, Prince Consort
Full name
Ernst Anton Karl Ludwig
HooseWettin
FaitherFrancis, Duke o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
MitherAuguste Reuss o Ebersdorf
ReleegionLutheranism
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Coat of arms of Saxony.svg


Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha (Ernst Anton Karl Ludwig; 2 Januar 1784 – 29 Januar 1844) He was the faither o Albert, Prince Consort, who wis the husband o Queen Victoria. Ernest fought against Napoleon Bonaparte, and through construction projects and the establishment o a coort theatre, he left a strong imprint on his residence toun, Coburg.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha (21 Juin 1818 – 22 August 1893) mairit Princess Alexandrine o Baden but haed nae issue.
  2. Prince Albert o o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, "Prince Consort" (26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) mairit his first cousin Victoria o the Unitit Kinrick an haed issue.