Peter II, Grand Duke o Oldenburg

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Peter II
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Grand Duke o Oldenburg
Ring27 Februar 1853 – 13 Juin 1900
PredecessorAugustus
SuccessorFrederick Augustus II
Born8 Julie 1827(1827-07-08)
Oldenburg
Dee'd(1900-06-13)13 Juin 1900 (aged 72)
Rastede
BuirialDucal Mausoleum, Gertrudenfriedhof, Oldenburg
SpouseElisabeth o Saxe-Altenburg
IssueFrederick Augustus II
Duke Georg Ludwig
Full name
Nikolaus Friedrich Peter
HooseHoose o Holstein-Gottorp
FaitherAugust
MitherPrincess Ida o Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
ReleegionLutheranism
Coats of arms Grand Duché d Oldenbourg.svg

Peter II (Nikolaus Friedrich Peter; 8 Julie 1827 – 13 Juin 1900) wis the reigning Grand Duke o Oldenburg frae 1853 tae 1900. He claimed hereditary pairts o Duchy o Holstein efter the Second Schleswig War in 1864. Efter signing a treaty on 23 Februar 1867 in Kiel, he renounced his claims. But, he received the destrict o Ahrensbök, the Prussian pairts o the umwhile Principality o Lübeck (except the veelage o Travenhorst), an wis gien a million taler as compensation frae Proushie. Sicweys the Grand Duchy o Oldenburg gained access tae the Baltic Sea.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 10 Februar 1852, Peter mairit Princess Elisabeth o Saxe-Altenburg. She wis the a dochter o Joseph, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg an Amelia o Württemberg, an wis a sister of Queen Marie o Hanover an Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna o Roushie.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke o Oldenburg (born in 1852)
  2. Georg (born in 1855).