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  2. Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen - Wikipedia,_Duke_of_Saxe...

    Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (2 April 1826 – 25 June 1914), was the penultimate Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, reigning from 1866 to 1914. For his support for his successful court theatre he was also known as the Theaterherzog (theatre duke).

  3. Meiningen - Wikipedia

    Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, who became a great patron of the theatrical art, was born in 1826. The first Meiningen Court Theatre opened in 1831. The fairy tale collector and writer Ludwig Bechstein was an archivist in Meiningen.

  4. Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1831–1855) - Wikipedia

    The only son of Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel, he had led a battalion from Meiningen in support of the Prussians in the First Schleswig War in 1849. After resuming his military career in Berlin, Georg soon became engaged to Charlotte, whose position as a niece of Frederick William IV of Prussia surely ...

  5. Prince George of Denmark - Wikipedia

    In February 1685, King Charles II died without legitimate issue, and George's father-in-law, the Roman Catholic Duke of York, became king as James II in England and Ireland and James VII in Scotland. George was appointed to the Privy Council and invited to attend Cabinet meetings, although he had no power to alter or affect decisions. [21]

  6. Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg - Wikipedia

    Prince Georg Ludwig of Holstein-Gottorp: 8. Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg: 17. Princess Sophie Charlotte of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck: 4. Augustus, Grand Duke of Oldenburg: 18. Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg: 9. Duchess Frederica of Württemberg: 19. Friederike Dorothea of Brandenburg-Schwedt: 2. Peter II, Grand Duke of ...

  7. Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen - Wikipedia

    Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (Adelaide Amelia Louise Theresa Caroline; 13 August 1792 – 2 December 1849) was Queen of the United Kingdom and Hanover from 26 June 1830 to 20 June 1837 as the wife of King William IV. Adelaide was the daughter of Georg I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Luise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

  8. House of Wettin - Wikipedia

    Saxe-Meiningen lines all shared common descent from Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. Morganatic lines from Ernst, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen; Morganatic line from Bernhard, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen; Legitimate line from Bernhard, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen of whom only Prince Frederick Konrad of Saxe-Meiningen (Born on 14 April 1952) is still ...

  9. Leopold I of Belgium - Wikipedia

    Leopold I (French: Léopold; 16 December 1790 – 10 December 1865) was the first king of the Belgians, reigning from 21 July 1831 until his death in 1865.. The youngest son of Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Leopold took a commission in the Imperial Russian Army and fought against Napoleon after French troops overran Saxe-Coburg during the Napoleonic Wars.

  10. Descendants of Queen Victoria - Wikipedia

    Prince Albert, the Prince Consort (26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861), lived long enough to see only one of his children (the Princess Royal) married and two of his grandchildren born (Wilhelm II, 1859–1941, and his sister Princess Charlotte of Prussia, 1860–1919), while Queen Victoria (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) lived long enough to see not only all her grandchildren, but many of ...

  11. Georg von Habsburg - Wikipedia

    Born in Germany as Paul Georg Maria Joseph Dominikus, he is the second son, and seventh and youngest child of Otto von Habsburg, the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary, and his wife Regina. His father, heir of Charles I and IV , last monarch of Austria-Hungary , renounced all claims to the Austrian throne in 1961. [3]