Leopold IV Frederick, Duke of Anhalt (1 October 1794 – 22 May 1871) was a German prince of the House of Ascania . From 1817 until 1853 he was ruler of the duchy of Anhalt-Dessau and from 1847 until 1853 also ruler of the duchy of Anhalt-Köthen.
Leopold IV Frederick, Duke of Anhalt, was the eldest son of Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, by his wife Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg, daughter of Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg. He was married in Berlin on April 18, 1818 to Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia, daughter of Prince Frederick...
Leopold of Anhalt (18 July 1855 – 2 February 1886), was a German prince of the House of Ascania. From 1871 until his death he was heir to the duchy of Anhalt . Early life Prince Leopold was born on 18 July 1855 in Dessau as the first child of Hereditary Prince Frederick of Anhalt-Dessau-Köthen and his wife Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg.
Leopold IV Frederick, Duke of Anhalt (1 October 1794 – 22 May 1871) was a German prince of the House of Ascania. From 1817 until 1853 he was ruler of the duchy of Anhalt-Dessau and from 1847 until 1853 also ruler of the duchy of Anhalt-Köthen.
Rule Portrait of Leopold III in 1762 In 1758 he was declared of age and assumed the government of his lands. An Anglophile and strong supporter of the Enlightenment, Leopold took special interest in the education of the population of his principality in science and nature.
Reign Eduard succeeded his brother Duke Friedrich II of Anhalt on 21 April 1918, but his brief reign came to an end five months later with his own death on 13 September 1918. He was succeeded by his eldest surviving son Prince Joachim Ernst under the regency of Eduard's younger brother, Prince Aribert . Marriage and children
In 1863 he became heir to the united Duchy of Anhalt, when his father Leopold IV had inherited all the Anhalt territories following the death of the last Duke of Anhalt-Bernburg.
Princess Frederica of Prussia (30 September 1796 – 1 January 1850) was a daughter of Prince Louis Charles of Prussia and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.  She was a member of the House of Hohenzollern. By her marriage to Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau, she would become Duchess consort of Anhalt-Dessau. Frederica was the youngest child ...
Leopold III Friedrich Franz of Anhalt-Dessau (1740-1817) - later also called Prince Franz - was the first child and eldest son of Prince Leopold II of Anhalt-Dessau and Princess Gisela...
REIGNS: – Duke of Anhalt-Dessau August 9, 1817 – May 1853 – Duke of Anhalt-Köthen November 27, 1847- May 1853 – Duke of Anhalt-Dessau-Köthen May 1853 – August 30, 1863 – Duke of Anhalt August 30, 1863 – May 22, 1871 Died: May 22, 1871 in Dessau Buried: Berenhorst crypt in the Historical Cemetery, Dessau