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  2. George II | duke of Saxe-Meiningen | Britannica

    George II, (born April 2, 1826, Meiningen, Saxe-Meiningen [now in Germany]—died June 25, 1914, Bad Wildungen, Waldeck), duke of Saxe-Meiningen, theatrical director and designer who developed many of the basic principles of modern acting and stage design.

  3. Saxe-Meiningen - Wikipedia

    Established in 1681, by partition of the Ernestine duchy of Saxe-Gotha among the seven sons of deceased Duke Ernst der Fromme (Ernest the Pious), the Saxe-Meiningen line of the House of Wettin lasted until the end of the German monarchies in 1918.

  4. 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).

  5. George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen - Dartmouth

    George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen was born April 2, 1826 into the aristocracy of Saxe-Meiningen. In his direction and production, George II focused heavily on making every aspect of the production a true imitation of life itself. With historically accurate costumes, sets, and props, he emphasized realism.

  6. Meiningen Company | German theatrical troupe | Britannica

    Meiningen Company, German Meininger Hoftheatertruppe (“Meiningen Court Theatre Troupe”), experimental acting group begun in 1866 and directed by George II, duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and his morganatic wife, the actress Ellen Franz.

  7. Contributions to Stagecraft - Dartmouth

    Arguably, George II, duke of Saxe-Meiningen’s largest contribution to the theatre is the influence that he had on other theatre artists, namely Realists Konstantin Stanislavski and Andre Antoine. Images:

  8. Dukes of Saxe-Meiningen – Dukes and Princes

    As German principalities go, Saxe-Meiningen is pretty small, and mostly unknown to non-specialists in this historical period or region. But, as is often the case, the name does ring a bell with those interested in British royal history, as one of its daughters, Princess Adelaide, became a queen-consort of the United Kingdom, as wife of William ...

  9. Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen - Wikipedia,_Duke_of...

    Lutheranism. Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen ( Meiningen, 18 July 1712 – Meiningen, 28 March 1743), was a duke of Saxe-Meiningen. He was the fourth but third surviving son of Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and his first wife, Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg . Karl Friedrich inherited the duchy of Saxe-Meiningen when his ...

  10. Collections Online | British Museum

    Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. primary name: primary name: Georg II. other name: other name: (Duke of) Saxe-Meiningen.

  11. Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen - EverybodyWiki Bios & Wiki,_Prince_of_Saxe...

    Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen, Duke of Saxony (Given names: Full name: Johann Friedrich Konrad Carl Eduard Horst Arnold Matthias Prinz von Sachsen-Meiningen Herzog zu Sachsen; born 14 April 1952) is a German businessman and the current head of the Ducal House of Saxe-Meiningen.