After the peace of Passau in 1552, Prince Wolfgang bought back his principality, but as he was childless he surrendered it in 1562 to his kinsmen, the princes of Anhalt-Dessau. Ernest I (died 1516) left three sons, John V , George III , and Joachim I , who ruled their lands together for many years, and who, like Prince Wolfgang, favoured the reformed doctrines, which thus became dominant in ...
Otto, Prince of Bismarck, Count of Bismarck-Schönhausen, Duke of Lauenburg (German: Otto Fürst von Bismarck, Graf von Bismarck-Schönhausen, Herzog zu Lauenburg, pronounced [ˈɔtoː fɔn ˈbɪsmaʁk] ; 1 April 1815 – 30 July 1898), born Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, was a conservative German statesman and diplomat.
Frederick VII (Frederik Carl Christian; 6 October 1808 – 15 November 1863) was King of Denmark from 1848 to 1863. He was the last Danish monarch of the older Royal branch of the House of Oldenburg and the last king of Denmark to rule as an absolute monarch.
Charlotte's maternal uncles, the Prince of Wales and Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, attended the wedding, as did King Leopold II and Queen Marie Henriette of the Belgians.   The new couple established their household near the Neues Palais , in a small villa previously inhabited by Auguste von Harrach , the morganatic wife of Frederick William III of Prussia . 
Prince Alexis of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (born 1977) Hesse-Darmstadt 1918–1968 [ edit ] Ernst Ludwig , formerly sovereign, titular Grand Duke 1918–37 (1868–1937)
GCStJ: Dame Grand Cross of St John, 1934; VA: Royal Order of Victoria and Albert; King George VI Coronation Medal, 1937; Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal, 1953; CD Canadian Forces Decoration with 4 Clasps, 1951; Honorary military appointments. 22 February 1918 – 12 January 1974: Colonel-in-chief of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
Ernest Augustus (German: Ernst August; 5 June 1771 – 18 November 1851) was King of Hanover from 20 June 1837 until his death in 1851. As the fifth son of King George III of the United Kingdom and Hanover, he initially seemed unlikely to become a monarch, but none of his elder brothers had a legitimate son.