Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg (24 October 1829 in Eisenberg – 13 May 1907 in Arco, Austria-Hungary), was a member of the ducal house of Saxe-Altenburg. He was the father of Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg .
George Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Altenburg (William George Moritz Ernest Albert Frederick Charles Constantine Edward Maximilian; 13 May 1900 – 13 February 1991), was the last head of the ducal house of Saxe-Altenburg and nominal Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.
28 de jul. de 2021 · Georg Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Altenburg died from pneumonia on February 13, 1991 in Rendsburg, Germany. As he had never married, and his younger brother had died several years earlier with no heirs, this brought an end to the House of Saxe-Altenburg.
May 13, 1900. Birthplace: Potsdam, Preußen, Deutschland (DKR) Death: December 13, 1991 (91) Rendsburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Deutschland (BRD) Immediate Family: Son of Ernst ll Bernhard Georg Johann karl Friedrich Peter Albert von Sachsen-Altenburg, Herzog and Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe.
George Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Altenburg , was the last head of the ducal house of Saxe-Altenburg and nominal Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. He devoted much of his life to promote anthroposophy.
The Saxe-Altenburg line became extinct following the death of Prince George Moritz in 1991. The leadership of the house passed to Michael, head of the genealogically more senior house of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Dukes of Saxe-Altenburg Elder line. Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1603–1639)
Georg Moritz was the Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Altenburg, and the last Head of the House of Saxe-Altenburg. Upon his death with no heir, the House of Saxe-Altenburg merged into the House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.