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  2. Oscar I of Sweden - Wikipedia

    Seeking to legitimise the new Bernadotte dynasty, Charles XIV John had selected four princesses as candidates for marriage, in order of his priority: Vilhelmina of Denmark (born 18 January 1808), daughter of Frederick VI of Denmark and Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (ultimately she married first Frederick VII of Denmark and second Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg)

  3. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha - Wikipedia,_Duke_of_Saxe-Gotha

    Ernest I, called "Ernest the Pious" (25 December 1601 – 26 March 1675), was a duke of Saxe-Gotha and Saxe-Altenburg. The duchies were later merged into Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg . He was the ninth but sixth surviving son of Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar , and Dorothea Maria of Anhalt .

  4. Pour le Mérite - Wikipediaérite

    Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, German field marshal; awarded the Pour le Mérite in August 1915 and the oak leaves in February 1918. Werner von Blomberg, decorated as a major in June 1918 and later a Field Marshal General in the Wehrmacht. Fedor von Bock, Awarded Pour le Mérite in 1918 for efforts of leading his battalion at the Somme and ...

  5. List of knights and ladies of the Garter - Wikipedia

    Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen: 1800–1882 1830 668 William I, King of Württemberg: 1781–1864 1830 669 John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford: 1766–1839 1830 670 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey: 1764–1845 1831 (Then) Current Prime Minister 671 Augustus William Maximilian Frederick Lewis, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel: d. 1884 1831 672

  6. Princess Amalia of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach - Wikipedia

    Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken: 11. Caroline of Zweibrücken: 23. Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken: 1. Princess Amalia of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: 24. Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen: 12. Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen: 25. Elisabeth Eleonore of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel: 6. George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen: 26. Charles I ...

  7. Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800–1831)

    On 31 July 1817 in Gotha, 16-year-old Louise married her 33-year-old kinsman Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, (later Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha), after he failed to win the hand of a Russian grand duchess. Louise was considered "young, clever, and beautiful".

  8. Family tree of German monarchs - Wikipedia

    Bernhard III Duke of Saxe-Meiningen 1851–1928: Henry of Prussia 1862–1929: Irene of Hesse and by Rhine 1866–1953: Sophia of Prussia 1870–1932: Constantine I King of the Hellenes 1868–1923: Margaret of Prussia 1872–1954: Frederick Charles King of Finland 1868–1940: Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1886–1954: Wilhelm German Crown ...

  9. Queen Victoria's Children and Grandchildren - ThoughtCo

    Duchess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen (1860–1919), married Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meinengen; Prince Henry of Prussia (1862–1929), married Princess Irene of Hesse and by the Rhine; Prince Sigismund of Prussia (1864–1866) Princess Victoria of Prussia (1866–1929), married Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe and Alexander Zoubkoff

  10. Heir presumptive - Wikipedia

    Charles Michael, Duke of Mecklenburg, was heir presumptive to his cousin Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, until the throne became vacant and was later abolished in 1918. Ernst, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen, was heir presumptive to his half-brother Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, until the monarchy was abolished in 1918.

  11. North German Confederation - Wikipedia

    Bismarck had already agreed on this limitation with the French emperor Napoleon III prior to the peace talks. Formation of the North German Confederation Military alliance. On 18 August 1866, Prussia and a larger number of North and Central German states signed the North German Confederation Treaty establishing a Bündniß (alliance). The ...