Princess Pauline o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

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Pauline o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
Hereditary Grand Duchess o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
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Pauline in 1868.
Born25 Julie 1852(1852-07-25)
Dee'd17 Mey 1904(1904-05-17) (aged 51)
SpouseKarl August, Hereditary Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
IssueWilhelm Ernst, Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
Prince Bernhard
Full name
Pauline Ida Marie Olga Henriette Katherine
HooseHoose o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
(by birth an mairiage)
FaitherPrince Hermann o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
MitherPrincess Auguste o Württemberg

Princess Pauline o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Pauline Ida Marie Olga Henriette Katherine; 25 Julie 1852 – 17 May 1904) wis the wife o Karl August, Hereditary Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

She wis a dochter o Prince Hermann o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach an Princess Auguste o Württemberg.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 26 August 1873 at Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Pauline mairit Karl August, Hereditary Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Thay war seicont cousins, as she wis the paternal granddochter o Prince Bernhard, younger brither o the Charles Frederick, Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, the grandfaither o Karl August.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wilhelm Ernst, Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (0 Juin 1876 - 24 Aprile 1923) mairit (1) Princess Caroline Reuss o Greiz (nae issue) an (2) Princess Feodora o Saxe-Meiningen (haed issue).
  2. Prince Bernhard o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (18 Aprile 1878 - 1 October 1900) niver mairit.

Karl August died on 22 November 1894 o inflammation o the lungs, aged 50.

He never succeedit as Grand Duke o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Consequently, Pauline wis ayeweys kent as Hereditary Grand Duchess, or efter his daith, Dowager Hereditary Grand Duchess. Thair auldet son Wilhelm Ernst succeedit as Grand Duke.

Widowhood[eedit | eedit soorce]

In her final years, Pauline spent a lot o time in Italy, an wis a frequent visitor tae the This mairiage did nae appear in the Almanach de Gotha, an wis nae approved bi her son the Grand Duke. Consequently, the marriage wis nae sanctioned bi the Saxe-Weimar govrenment. She continued tae be styled as grand duchess anly bi courtesy, as she wis unpopular wi her faimily an her son's subjects.

On 17 Mey 1904, Pauline died suddent o hert disease while on a train en route frae Rome tae Florence.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 25 Julie 1852 - 26 August 1873 Her Highness Princess Pauline o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Duchess o Saxony
  • 26 August 1873 – 22 November 1894 Her Ryal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duchess o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
  • 22 November 1894 – 17 Mey 1904 Her Ryal Highness The Dowager Hereditary Grand Duchess o Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach