BiographyChristian Wilhelm von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, Prinz von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, was born 28 May 1706 in Gotha, Germany to Friedrich II. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1676-1732) and Magdalena Augusta von Anhalt-Zerbst (1679-1740) and died 19 July 1748 in Stadtroda, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Luise Reuß zu Schleiz (1726-1773) 27 May 1743 in Schleiz, Germany. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, Ukraine, England, the Byzantine Empire, Turkey.