Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Father. Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Mother. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. Signature. Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Augusta Marie Luise Katharina; 30 September 1811 – 7 January 1890) was Queen of Prussia and the first German Empress as the wife of Wilhelm I, German Emperor .
Augusta, in full Maria Luise Augusta Katharina, (born September 30, 1811, Weimar, Saxe-Weimar [Germany]—died January 7, 1890, Berlin), queen consort of Prussia from 1861 and German empress from 1871, the wife of William I. The younger daughter of Charles Frederick, grand duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, she was married to the future king and emperor on June 11, 1829. She was jealously devoted ...
SHOW ALL QUESTIONS. Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Augusta Marie Luise Katharina; 30 September 1811 – 7 January 1890) was Queen of Prussia and the first German Empress as the wife of Wilhelm I, German Emperor. Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Coronation portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1861.
Augusta was the third and last child of her parents' marriage. She was described as unattractive, but cheerful and wise. On 17 June 1851, she married Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach. He was her age and served in the Cavalry of Württemberg as an officer. Later that year, he was promoted from Rittmeister to lieutenant colonel.
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Lady Augusta Katherine Gordon-Lennex was married, morganatically in London on November 27, 1851 to Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, a son of Prince Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and his wife, born Princess Ida of Saxe-Meiningen, the sister of Adelaide, Queen Consort of King William IV of the United Kingdom.
Augusta Maria Luise Katharina Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach Hohenzollern. Augusta Maria Luise Katharina. Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Hohenzollern. Birth. 30 Sep 1811. Weimar, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany. Death. 7 Jan 1890 (aged 78)
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Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach was born on 30 September 1811 as the daughter of Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. The disappointment in her gender was great as she was not the hoped-for heir. Her younger brother, the future Grand Duke, would not arrive until seven years later. Augusta [read more]
Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach was born on September 30th, 1811, as the second daughter and third child of Charles Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Maria Pavlovna of Russia. Augusta’s mother was the granddaughter of Catherine the Great, Tsarina of Russia, making Augusta Catherine the Great’s great-granddaughter.