Anna of Saxony (23 December 1544 – 18 December 1577) was the heiress of Maurice, Elector of Saxony, and Agnes, eldest daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse. Maurice's only son, Albert, died in infancy.
11. Landgravine Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg: 1. Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine: 12. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: 6. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: 13. Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg: 3. Princess Alice of the United Kingdom: 14. Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn: 7. Queen Victoria: 15.
Prince Frederick William of Hesse-Kassel: 4. Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse: 9. Princess Anna of Prussia: 2. Prince Christoph of Hesse: 10. Frederick III, German Emperor: 5. Princess Margaret of Prussia: 11. Victoria, Princess Royal: 1. Princess Christina of Hesse: 12. George I of Greece: 6. Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark: 13. Grand ...
Nicolás II, al momento de asumir el gobierno, no ostentaba la fuerte y enérgica personalidad de su padre, ni la preparación mínima requerida para una Rusia convulsionada, con conflictos latentes y que ocupaba una arista preponderante en el ámbito internacional.
Anne Catherine was born in Halle (Saale) and raised in Wolmirstedt. Her parents were Joachim Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg and his first wife Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin.
Wilhelm was born in February 1786 in Hanau, in Hesse-Kassel. In 1803, he started studying law at the University of Marburg , one year after his brother Jacob started there. The two brothers spent their entire lives close together.
Augusta Victoria was born at Dolzig Castle, the eldest daughter of Frederick VIII, future Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a great-niece of Queen Victoria, through Victoria's half-sister Feodora.