Princess Elisabeth Dorothea o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

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Elisabeth Dorothea o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Born8 Januar 1640(1640-01-08)
Dee'd24 August 1709(1709-08-24) (aged 69)
SpouseLudwig VI, Landgrave o Hesse-Darmstadt
IssueErnst Louis, Landgrave o Hesse-Darmstadt
George, Imperial Field Marshal
Sophie Luise, Princess o Oettingen-Oettingen
Elisabeth Dorothea, Landgravine o Hesse-Homburg
HooseHouse o Wettin
FaitherErnest I, Duke o Saxe-Gotha
MitherPrincess Elisabeth Sophie o Saxe-Altenburg

Princess Elisabeth Dorothea o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (8 Januar 1640 – 24 August 1709), wis a member o the House o Wettin in the Ernestine branch o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Bi mairiage she wis Landgravine o Hesse-Darmstadt an Landgravine-Regent frae 1678 to 1688.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 5 December 1666, Elisabeth Dorothea mairit Ludwig VI, Landgrave o Hesse-Darmstadt at Schloss Friedenstein at Gotha. The groom wis a close friend o her brither Prince Friedrich an a widowed faither o sax bairn

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ernst Louis (1667–1739), successor o his hauf-brither Ludwig VII who ruled for anly 4 month
  2. Prince Georg o Hesse-Darmstadt (1669–1705)
  3. Princess Sophie Luise (1670–1758), mairit Albrecht Ernst II von Oettingen-Oettingen (1669–1731)
  4. Prince Philipp o Hesse-Darmstadt (1671–1736), Imperial Field Marshal an governor o Mantua, mairit in 1693 princess Marie Therese o Croy (1673–1714); Enrichetta Maria d'Este wis their dochter
  5. Prince Johann (1672–1673)
  6. Prince Heinrich (1674–1741)
  7. Princess Elisabeth Dorothea o Hesse-Darmstadt (1676–1721), mairit Friedrich III Jakob o Hessen-Homburg (1673–1746)
  8. Friedrich (1677–1708), killed in battle