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  2. Saxe-Weimar - Wikipedia

    History Division of Leipzig. In the late 15th century much of what is now Thuringia, including the area around Weimar, was held by the Wettin Electors of Saxony.According to the 1485 Treaty of Leipzig, the Wettin lands had been divided between Elector Ernest of Saxony and his younger brother Albert III, with the western lands in Thuringia together with the electoral dignity going to the ...

  3. November 1918 - Wikipedia

    Duke Bernhard, brother-in-law to Kaiser Wilhelm, was forced from his throne from the Saxe-Meiningen duchy. It became the Free State of Saxe-Meiningen until 1920 when it merged with the German state of Thuringia .

  4. Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld - Wikipedia

    When Albert V, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg, died in 1699 without any surviving descendants, disputes arose over the inheritance, especially with Bernhard I of Saxe-Meiningen, and they were not settled until 1735. Most of the Saxe-Coburg properties were given to the new Ernestine line of Saxe-Saalfeld and the Principality of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld was ...

  5. William II, Elector of Hesse - Wikipedia,_Elector_of_Hesse

    Marie Fredericka (1804–1888), who married Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen; Ferdinand (1806–1806), who died in infancy. Second marriage.