Prinzessin Dorothea Luise Pauline Charlotte Friederike Auguste von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg was born 21 December 1800 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany to August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1772-1822) and Luise Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1779-1801) and died 30 August 1831 in Paris, France of cancer. She married Ernst von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1784-1844) 31 July 1817 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany. She married Alexander von Hanstein (1804-1884) 18 October 1826 in Sankt Wendel, Saarland, 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), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg and Ernst von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1784-1844)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ernst von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1818-1893)
Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1819-1861) 26 August 1819 Coburg, Germany 14 December 1861 Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Victoria of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Common ancestors of Luise von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1800-1831) and Ernst von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1784-1844)

  1. Anna Sophia von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1700-1780)
  2. Anna von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1670-1728)
  3. Anton Ulrich von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1633-1714)
  4. Charlotte Johanna von Waldeck-Wildungen (1664-1699)
  5. Elisabeth Juliane von Schleswig-Holstein-Norburg (1634-1704)
  6. Elisabeth Sophia von Sachsen-Altenburg (1619-1680)
  7. Ernst I. von Sachsen-Gotha (1601-1675)
  8. Franz Josias von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1697-1764)
  9. Friedrich I. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1646-1691)
  10. Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Saalfeld (1658-1729)
  11. Ludwig Friedrich I. von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1667-1718)
  12. Magdalena Sibylla von Sachsen-Weißenfels (1648-1681)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926)
  2. Wilhelm II., Deutscher Kaiser (1859-1941)

Footnotes (including sources)

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