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Johann August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, Prinz von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, Generalfeldmarschall, was born 17 February 1704 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany to Friedrich II. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1676-1732) and Magdalena Augusta von Anhalt-Zerbst (1679-1740) and died 8 May 1767 in Stadtroda, Thuringia, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Luise Reuß zu Schleiz (1726-1773) 6 January 1752 in Stadtroda, 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). 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, Italy, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, the United States.




Children


Offspring of Johann August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg and Luise Reuß zu Schleiz (1726-1773)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Auguste Luise Friederike von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1752-1805)
Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1756-1808) 9 March 1756 Roda, Thuringia, Germany 1 January 1808 Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Friedrich Franz I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1756-1837)




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