Saxe-Altenburg (German: Sachsen-Altenburg) was one of the Saxon duchies held by the Ernestine branch of the House of Wettin in present-day Thuringia. It was one of the smallest of the German states with an area of 1323 square kilometers and a population of 207,000 (1905) of whom about one fifth resided in the capital, Altenburg .
Saxe-Altenburg became part of the new state of Thuringia in the Weimar Republic in 1920. Saxe-Altenburg had an area of 1,323 km 2 (510.8 sq mi) and a population of 207,000 (1905). Its capital was Altenburg . The Saxe-Altenburg line became extinct following the death of Prince George Moritz in 1991. Dukes of Saxe-Altenburg change | change source
- 1,323 km² (511 sq mi)
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Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg ( German: Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg) was a duchy ruled by the Ernestine branch of the House of Wettin in today's Thuringia, Germany. The extinction of the line in 1825 led to a major re-organisation of the Thuringian states . Contents 1 History 2 Dukes of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 3 See also 4 References History [ edit]
Joseph Georg Friedrich Ernst Karl, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (27 August 1789, in Hildburghausen – 25 November 1868, in Altenburg ), was a Duke of Saxe-Altenburg . Biography [ edit] He was the second but first surviving son of Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen (of Saxe-Altenburg from 1826) and Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Marie of Saxe-Altenburg (Alexandrina Mary Wilhelmina Catherine Charlotte Theresa Henrietta Louise Pauline Elizabeth Frederica Georgina; German: Alexandrine Marie Wilhelmine Katharine Charlotte Theresia Henriette Luise Pauline Elisabeth Friederike Georgine; 14 April 1818 – 9 January 1907) was Queen of Hanover as the wife of George V of Hanover, a grandson of George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte.
Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Russia (born Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, 8 July 1830 – 6 July 1911) was the fifth daughter of Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg and Duchess Amelia of Württemberg. She is an ancestress of the British, Greek, Romanian, Yugoslav, and Spanish Royal Families through her elder daughter Olga.