Until the revolution of 1918, it was one of the capitals of the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Through successful dynastic policies, the ruling princely family married into several of the royal families of Europe, most notably in the person of Prince Albert , who married Queen Victoria in 1840.
Saalfeld (German: Saalfeld/Saale) is a town in Germany, capital of the Saalfeld-Rudolstadt district of Thuringia.It is best known internationally as the ancestral seat of the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha branch of the Saxon House of Wettin, which was renamed the House of Windsor during their British reign in 1917.
The House of Saxe-Coburg and Gothas - Belgium (King Philippe) The House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg - Denmark (Queen Margrethe II) The House of Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein (Prince Hans-Adam II) The House of Luxembourg-Nassau - Luxembourg (Grand Duke Henri) The House of Grimaldi - Monaco (Prince Albert II)
19/05/2022 · Edward swiftly married the widowed German princess Victoria (sometimes written as Victoire) of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and together they had Victoria a year later in 1819. 3.