Prince Joseph o Saxe-Hildburghausen

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Prince o Saxe-Hildburghausen
Born5 October 1702(1702-10-05)
Hildburghausen, HRE
Dee'd4 Januar 1787(1787-01-04) (aged 84)
SpouseAnna Victoria o Savoy
Full name
Joseph Maria Friedrich Wilhelm Hollandinus
HooseHoose o Saxe-Hildburghausen
FaitherErnst, Duke o Saxe-Hildburghausen
MitherSophie o Waldeck

Prince Joseph o Saxe-Hildburghausen, Duke in Saxony (German: Joseph Maria Friedrich Wilhelm Hollandinus, Prinz und Regent von Sachsen-Hildburghausen; 5 October 1702 – 4 Januar 1787), wis a German officer, Generalfeldmarschall o the Imperial AIrmy an Reichsgeneralfeldmarschall (Reichsgeneralfeldzeugmeister) o the Airmy o the Haly Roman Empire. He is best kent for commanding the Franco-Roman-German at the Battle o Rossbach, losing tae the Proushie Airmy.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 17 Aprile 1738 Joseph mairit in Paris tae Princess Maria Anna Victoria o Savoy, niece an sole heiress o the enormous fortune o the deceased Prince Eugene o Savoy. She wis also twenty years older than him. Thanks tae this union, Joseph came into the possession o lairge estates an assets. The marriage, however, wis unhappy, an in 1752 they separated, but niver formalised the divorce. They haed nae issue.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 5 October 1702 – 4 Januar 1787 His Serene Highness Prince Joseph o Saxe-Hildburghausen, Duke o Saxony.