Ernst II. Ludwig von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg was born 30 January 1745 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany to Friedrich III. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1699-1772) and Luise Dorothea von Sachsen-Meiningen (1710-1767) and died 20 April 1804 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Charlotte von Sachsen-Meiningen (1751-1827) 21 March 1769 in Meiningen, Thuringia, 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, Turkey.


Offspring of Ernst II. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg and Charlotte von Sachsen-Meiningen (1751-1827)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ernst von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1770-1779)
August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1772-1822) 23 November 1772 Gotha, Thuringia, Germany 27 May 1822 Gotha, Thuringia, Germany Luise Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1779-1801)
Karoline Amalie von Hessen-Kassel (1771-1848)

Friedrich IV. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1774-1825)
Ludwig von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1777-1777)

Common ancestors of Ernst II. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1745-1804) and Charlotte von Sachsen-Meiningen (1751-1827)

  1. Bernhard I. von Sachsen-Meiningen (1649-1706)
  2. Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617)
  3. Elisabeth Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg (1619-1680)
  4. Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650)
  5. Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha (1601-1675)
  6. Johann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg (1597-1639)
  7. Johann von Sachsen-Weimar (1570-1605)
  8. Rudolf von Anhalt-Zerbst (1576-1621)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Wilhelm II., Deutscher Kaiser (1859-1941)

Footnotes (including sources)

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