Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg

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Ernst II
Ernst II. von Sachsen-Altenburg 1915.jpg
Duke o Saxe-Altenburg
Ring7 Februar 1908 – 13 November 1918
PredecessorErnst I
Born31 August 1871(1871-08-31)
Altenburg, Saxe-Altenburg
Dee'd22 Mairch 1955(1955-03-22) (aged 83)
Fröhliche Wiederkunft Castle, Trockenborn-Wolfersdorf, East Germany
SpousePrincess Adelaide o Schaumburg-Lippe (m. 1898; div. 1920)
Maria Triebel (m. 1934)
IssueCharlotte, Princess Sigismund o Proushie
Georg Moritz, Hereditary Prince o Saxe-Altenburg
Princess Elisabeth
Prince Friedrich
Full name
Ernst Bernhard Georg Johann Karl Friedrich Peter Albert
FaitherPrince Moritz o Saxe-Altenburg
MitherPrincess Auguste o Saxe-Meiningen

Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg (Ernst Bernhard Georg Johann Karl Friedrich Peter Albert; 31 August 1871 – 22 Mairch 1955) wis the last reigning duke o Saxe-Altenburg. He wis a son o Prince Moritz, an a grandson o Georg, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg an Princess Auguste o Saxe-Meiningen. On 1 Mey 1937, Ernst joined the Nazi Pairty

The daith o his faither, on the 13 Mey 1907, made him first in the line o succession tae the duchy o Saxe-Altenburg. He inherited the dukedom when his uncle and namesake, Ernst I, died without any surviving male issue.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1898 in Bückeburg, Ernst mairit Princess Adelaide o Schaumburg-Lippe.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Princess Charlotte (4 Mairch 1899 – 16 Februar 1989); mairit Prince Sigismund o Proushie.
  2. Georg Moritz, Hereditary Prince o Saxe-Altenburg (13 Mey 1900 – 13 Februar 1991).
  3. Princess Elisabeth Karola o Saxe-Altenburg (6 Aprile 1903 – 30 Januar 1991).
  4. Prince Frederick Ernst o Saxe-Altenburg (15 Mey 1905 – 23 Februar 1985).