Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (8 January 1640 – 24 August 1709), was a German regent. She was Landgravine of Hesse-Darmstadt by marriage to Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Regent of Hesse-Darmstadt during the minority of her son from 1678 to 1688. Contents 1 Early life 2 Landgravine 3 Regent 4 Ancestry 5 References
- Life in Darmstadt
Elisabeth Dorothea was the eldest daughter and eldest surviving child of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha by his wife Elisabeth Sophie, the only daughter of John Philip, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.Six years after her marriage, her father inherited the Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg and assumed new arms and titles.
On 5 December 1666, Elisabeth Dorothea married Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt at Schloss Friedenstein at Gotha. The groom was a close friend of her brother Prince Frederick and a widowed father of six children. She bore her husband eight further children, two daughters and six sons; one died in infancy and another was killed in battle ten m...Jump up ↑ Marek, Miroslav. "Complete Genealogy of the House of Wettin". Genealogy.EU. External link in |publisher= (help) [self-...Jump up ↑ Marek, Miroslav. "Complete Genealogy of the House of Hesse". Genealogy.EU. External link in |publisher= (help) [self-p...Jump up ↑ Women in Power: 1670-1700Puppel Pauline, Die Regentinp. 279.Curtius Michael Conrad, Geschichte ... von Hessenp. 257.Roloff Hans Gert, Chloe - Beihefte zum Daphnis Bd. 25 Editiondesiderate der frühen NeuzeitEditions Rodopi B. V., Amsterdam.
Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (8 January 1640 – 24 August 1709), was a German princess and a member of the House of Wettin in the Ernestine branch of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. By marriage she was Landgravine of Hesse-Darmstadt and Landgravine-Regent from 1678 to 1688. This page uses content from the English Wikipedia.
- Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg is a 69 years old German princess from Coburg, Bavaria. Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg was born on January 08, 1640 (died on August 24, 1709, she was 69 years old) in Coburg, Bavaria .
Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe- Gotha-Altenburg ( born January 8, 1640 Coburg, † August 24 1709 in Butzbach) was by marriage countess and 1678-1688 regent of Hesse- Darmstadt. Life Elisabeth Dorothea was the eldest daughter of the Duke Ernst the Pious of Saxe- Gotha (1601-1675) and his wife Elizabeth Sophia (1619-1680), daughter of Duke Johann Philipp of Saxe- Altenburg.
Elisabeth Dorothea of von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (born Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg) was born on month day 1640, at birth place, to Ernst I "der Fromme" Saxe-Gotha and Elisabeth Sophia of Saxony-Gotha-Altenberg von Sachsen-Altenburg (born Saxe-Altenburg).
Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (Louise Dorothea Pauline Charlotte Fredericka Auguste; 21 December 1800 – 30 August 1831) was the wife of Ernst I, Du...