Karl August, Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

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Karl August
Karl august von sachsen-weimar.jpg
Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
Ring1815–1828
PredecessorRaised frae duchy
SuccessorCharles Frederick
Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
Ring1809–1815
PredecessorNew creation frae personal union
SuccessorRaised tae grand duchy
Duke o Saxe-Weimar
Reing1758–1809
PredecessorErnst August II
SuccessorUnion with Saxe-Eisenach
RegentDowager Duchess Anna Amalia
Duke o Saxe-Eisenach
Ring1758–1809
PredecessorErnest Augustus II
SuccessorUnion with Saxe-Weimar
RegentDowager Duchess Anna Amalia
Born3 September 1757(1757-09-03)
Weimar, Duchy o Saxe-Weimar, Haly Roman Empire (now in Thuringia, Germany)
Dee'd14 Juin 1828(1828-06-14) (aged 70)
Graditz, near Torgau, Province Saxony, Kinrick o Proushie (now in Saxony, Germany)
SpouseLuise o Hesse-Darmstadt (m. 1775)
Issue
HooseSaxe-Weimar-Eisenach
FaitherErnst August II, Duke o Saxe-Weimar an Saxe-Eisenach
MitherDuchess Anna Amalia o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
ReleegionLutheranism
SeegnaturKarl August's signature

Karl August, sometimes anglicised as Charles Augustus (3 September 1757 – 14 Juin 1828), wis the sovereign Duke o Saxe-Weimar an o Saxe-Eisenach (in personal union) frae 1758, Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach from its creation (as a political union) in 1809, and grand duke from 1815 until his death. He is noted for the intellectual brilliance o his coort.