Oldenburg: Grand Cross of the Order of Duke Peter Friedrich Ludwig, with Golden Crown Kingdom of Prussia: Knight of the Black Eagle, 24 December 1892; with Collar, 17 January 1893; Grand Cross of the Red Eagle Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: Grand Cross of the White Falcon, 1893 Denmark: Knight of the Elephant, with Collar, 24 June 1895
Karl August, sometimes anglicised as Charles Augustus (3 September 1757 – 14 June 1828), was the sovereign Duke of Saxe-Weimar and of Saxe-Eisenach (in personal union) from 1758, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach from its creation (as a political union) in 1809, and grand duke from 1815 until his death. He is noted for the intellectual brilliance ...
Frederick Augustus II (16 November 1852 in Oldenburg – 24 February 1931 in Rastede) was the last ruling Grand Duke of Oldenburg. He married Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia , daughter of Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau and Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia .
Mecklenburg: Grand Cross of the House Order of the Wendish Crown, with Crown in Ore, 17 June 1880 Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: Grand Cross of the Order of the White Falcon, 1884 Russian Empire: Knight of the Imperial Order of Saint Prince Vladimir, 4th Class, 1890; 3rd Class, 1898; 2nd Class, 1911
Geography. The Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach consisted of three greater areas, each of which formed a Kreis administratively, plus several exclaves.Neighboring countries were Prussia, Saxony, Bavaria, Hesse-Kassel (until 1866, when it was incorporated in the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau), and all the other Thuringian states (Saxe-Altenburg, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, Reuss ...
On 26 May 1827 in Charlottenburg, Charles married Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, a daughter of Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and his wife Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. Two years later, in 1829, Marie's younger sister Augusta would marry Charles' older brother, Wilhelm, the future Kaiser.
Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1844–1894) Charles Egon III, Prince of Fürstenberg Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
The Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was a territory in Northern Germany, held by the younger line of the House of Mecklenburg residing in Neustrelitz.Like the neighbouring Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, it was a sovereign member state of the German Confederation and became a federated state of the North German Confederation and finally of the German Empire upon the unification of 1871.
Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden: 12. Frederick William III, King of Prussia: 6. Wilhelm I, German Emperor: 13. Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz: 3. Princess Louise of Prussia: 14. Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: 7. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach: 15. Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia
Frederick Francis succeeded his father as Grand Duke on 7 March 1842. During the Second Schleswig War Frederick Francis served on the staff of Generalfeldmarschall Friedrich Graf von Wrangel , having refused a command in the fight against Denmark since Christian IX of Denmark was a close friend.