The House of Wettin ( German: Haus Wettin) is a dynasty of German counts, dukes, prince-electors and kings that once ruled territories in the present-day German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. The dynasty is one of the oldest in Europe, and its origins can be traced back to the town of Wettin, Saxony-Anhalt.
- Orígenes: Los Wettin de Sajonia
El más antiguo miembro de la Casa de Wettin que se conoce de cierto fue Dietrich o Diterico (muerto en 982), cuyo territorio estaba radicado en los alrededores del Liesgau (localizado en el borde occidental de los montes Harz). Alrededor del año 1000, como parte de la conquista alemana de las marcas eslavas orientales del Imperio carolingio, la fam...Teodorico I de Wettin, conde de Gau Budsici (Wettin)Dedo I de Wettin, conde de Merseburg(960-1009)Teodorico II de Wettin, conde de Eilenburg, Brehna, Hassengau (1017-1034), Margrave de Lusacia(1031-1034)
- Origins: Wettins of Saxony
- Branches of The House of Wettin
- Related Pages
- Other Websites
The oldest known member of the House of Wettin was Thiedericus (died 982). Around 1000, as part of the German conquest of Slavic territory, the family got Wettin Castle and changed their name. It was usual for noblemen to change their name to the name of their territory. Wettin Castle is located in Wettin, Saxony-Anhalt in the Hosgau on the Saale R...
The House split into two main branches, the Ernestine and the Albertine. The descendants of Ernest often subdivided their land and ended up with a lot of small duchies, but one (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) became very important. Ernest's younger brother was Albert. His descendants became Electors of Saxony, and in 1806, Kings of SaxonyThe House of Wettin Archived 2007-02-05 at the Wayback MachineGenealogical tables of the Saxony families Archived 2008-12-16 at the Wayback Machine from An Online Gotha Archived 2006-11-08 at the Wayback Machine
This is a list of members of the recent House of Wettin. It includes only those who were members of the male-line descent from Ernest, Elector of Saxony, and consequently bore his "surname", Wettin . Contents 1 Ernestine line 2 Albertine line 3 Earlier descent 4 References Ernestine line Ernest, Elector of Saxony, 1441–1486, had 5 sons; 1.
L. List of members of the House of Wettin. Louis Frederick of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Louis of Meissen. Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg. Louise Christine of Stolberg-Stolberg-Ortenberg. Louise Elisabeth of Württemberg-Oels.