BiographyJohann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg, Herzog von Sachsen-Altenburg, was born 25 January 1597 in Torgau, Saxony, Germany to Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Sachsen-Weimar (1562-1602) and Anna Maria von Pfalz-Neuburg (1575-1643) and died 1 April 1639 in Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650) 25 October 1618 in Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany. Notable ancestors include 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, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Belarus, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.
|Offspring of Johann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg and Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650)|
|Elisabeth Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg (1619-1680)||10 October 1619 Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany||20 December 1680 Gotha, Thuringia, Germany|| Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha (1601-1675)|
Common ancestors of Johann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg (1597-1639) and Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650)