Joseph von Sachsen-Altenburg, Herzog von Sachsen-Altenburg, was born 27 August 1789 in Hildburghausen, Thuringia, Germany to Friedrich von Sachsen-Altenburg (1763-1834) and Charlotte Georgine Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1769-1818) and died 25 November 1868 in Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Amelie von Württemberg (1799-1848) 24 April 1817 in Kirchheim unter Teck, Baden-Württemberg, 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), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, Russia, Sweden, France, the United Kingdom, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Portugal, Italy, England, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Joseph von Sachsen-Altenburg and Amelie von Württemberg (1799-1848)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Marie von Sachsen-Altenburg (1818-1907) 14 April 1818 Hildburghausen 9 January 1907 Gmunden Georg V. von Hannover (1819-1878)

Pauline von Sachsen-Altenburg (1819-1825)
Henriette von Sachsen-Altenburg (1823-1915)
Elisabeth von Sachsen-Altenburg (1826-1896) 26 March 1826 Hildburghausen 2 February 1896 Oldenburg Peter II. von Oldenburg (1827-1900)

Alexandra von Sachsen-Altenburg (1830-1911) 8 July 1830 Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany 6 July 1911 Saint Petersburg, Russia Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827-1892)

Luise von Sachsen-Altenburg (1832-1833)

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