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 ...
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.
Charles Augustus, German Karl August, (born September 3, 1757, Weimar, Eisenach—died June 14, 1828, Schloss Graditz, near Torgau, Weimar), Grossherzog (grand duke) of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, an enlightened ruler, and patron of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He made his court and the University of Jena leading intellectual centres of Germany during ...
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.
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Princess Augusta Katherine of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Birth. 14 Jan 1827. Chichester, Chichester District, West Sussex, England. Death. 3 Apr 1904 (aged 77) London, City of London, Greater London, England. Burial.
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 of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach was the wife of Wilhelm I, German Emperor and King of Prussia. She was born Princess Augusta Marie Luise Katharina on September 30, 1811, in Weimar, Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, now in the German state of Thuringia, the second daughter of Karl Friedrich, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and Grand ...