Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

 

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Dukes of Saxe-Gotha
1640-1681

  • Ernst I, "the Pious" ( 1601- 1675), Duke of Saxe-Gotha and, by marriage, became also Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. The duchies were later merged into Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

Ancestor of the dukes of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, of Saxe-Coburg, of Saxe-Meiningen, of Saxe-Römhild, of Saxe-Eisenberg, of Saxe-Hildburghausen, of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.


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Ernst I, "the Pious" (1601-1675)

Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
1681-1826


  • Frederick I, (1646-1691),Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Founder of Ernestine House Order under the name of the Order of German Probity in 1690.
  • Frederick III, (1699-1772), Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Knight of the Garter
  • Frederick IV, (1774-1825), the last Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

Line extinct 1826.
Divided between the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

Duke of Saxe-Coburg
1681-1699

  • Albrecht, (1648-1699), Duke of Saxe-Coburg.

Line extinct.
Lands granted to Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

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Duke of Saxe-Coburg