Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha

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Ernst II
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Ernst II bi Winterhalter.
Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Ring29 January 1844 –
22 August 1893
PredecessorErnst I
SuccessorAlfred
Born21 Juin 1818(1818-06-21)
Ehrenburg Pailace, Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, German Confederation
Dee'd22 August 1893(1893-08-22) (aged 75)
Reinhardsbrunn Castle, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German Empire
SpousePrincess Alexandrine o Baden
Full name
Ernst August Karl Johann Leopold Alexander Eduard
HooseSaxe-Coburg an Gotha
FaitherErnest I, Duke o Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
MitherLuise o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
ReleegionLutheranism
Coat of Arms of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.svg


Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha (Ernst August Karl Johann Leopold Alexander Eduard; 21 Juin 1818 – 22 August 1893) wis the sovereign duke o the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from 29 Januar 1844 to his daith. He wis born in Coburg; his faither Ernest III, Duke o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, became Duke Ernest I o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha in 1826 through exchange o territories. He wis also a brither-in-law o Queen Victoria who haed mairit Ernest's brither Prince Albert o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane possibility wis Princess Clémentine o Orléans, a daughter o Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French, but the union niver occurred. was also considered bi Dowager Queen Maria Christina as a possible husband for her young daughter Infanta Isabel o Spain, an bi Queen Victoria for her cousin Princess Augusta o Cambridge. Instead he would mairy Princess Alexandrine o Baden on 13 Mey 1842 . She wis a daughter o Leopold, Grand Duke o Baden an Princess Sophie o Swaden. They haed nae issue.


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 21 Juin 1818 – 12 November 1826 His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.
  • 12 November 1826 – 29 Januar 1844 His Highness The Hereditary Prince o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.
  • 29 Januar 1844 – 22 August 1893 His Highness The Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.