Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg was born 9 March 1756 in Roda, Thuringia, Germany to Johann August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1704-1767) and Luise Reuß zu Schleiz (1726-1773) and died 1 January 1808 in Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Friedrich Franz I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1756-1837) 1 June 1775 in Gotha, 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, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Ukraine, Portugal, England, Turkey.


Offspring of Friedrich Franz I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1756-1808)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Friedrich Ludwig von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1778-1819) 13 July 1778 Ludwigslust, Germany 29 December 1819 Ludwigslust, Germany Elena Pavlovna Romanova (1784-1803)
Karoline Luise von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1786-1816)
Auguste von Hessen-Homburg (1776-1871)

Luise Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1779-1801) 19 November 1779 4 January 1801 August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1772-1822)

Gustav Wilhelm von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1781-1851)
Karl August Christian von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1782-1833)
Charlotte Friederike von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784-1840) 4 December 1784 Ludwigslust 13 July 1840 Roma Christian VIII of Denmark (1786-1848)

Adolf Friedrich von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1785-1821)

Common ancestors of Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1756-1808) and Friedrich Franz I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1756-1837)

  1. Adolf Friedrich I. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1588-1658)
  2. Anna Maria von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1627-1669)
  3. August von Sachsen-Weißenfels (1614-1680)
  4. Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617)
  5. Elisabeth Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg (1619-1680)
  6. Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650)
  7. Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha (1601-1675)
  8. Friedrich I. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1646-1691)
  9. Friedrich III. von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1597-1659)
  10. Johann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg (1597-1639)
  11. Johann von Sachsen-Weimar (1570-1605)
  12. Magdalena Sibylla von Sachsen-Weißenfels (1648-1681)
  13. Marie Elisabeth von Sachsen (1610-1684)

Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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