Christiane of Saxe-Merseburg (1 June 1659 – 13 March 1679), was a German noblewoman member of the House of Wettin and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.. Born in Merseburg, she was a child of Christian I, Duke of Saxe-Merseburg and his wife Christiana of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.
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German duke, as the eighth, but fifth surviving, son of Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg and Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg. Christian had travelled far in his youth and was interested early in History and Art. After the death of his father in 1675, he governed together with his brothers over Saxe-Gotha. He made Eisenberg his residence, where in 1677 he built the Schloss Christiansburg. After the divisionary treaty of the duchy in 1680, Christian retained Eisenberg and the towns of Ronneburg, Roda and Camburg. During his last years he was very interested in alchemy. He died with considerable debts and, like his brothers Albrecht of Saxe-Coburg and Heinrich of Saxe-Römhild, without sons. His lands were disputed between his remaining brothers and their descendants in the "Coburg-Eisenberg-Römhild inheritance dispute", which took until 1735 to be resolved. In Merseburg on 13 February 1677, Christian married Christiane of Saxe-Merseburg. They had only one daughter. In Darmstad...
child->parent relationship with Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg(born 25 December 1601 Jul.Cal. (4 Jan 1602 greg.))
Sy Scholfield quotes from "Ernst der Fromme, Herzog zu Sachsen-Gotha und Altenburg: ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des 17. Jahrhunderts, Part 1" by August Beck (Böhlau, 1865), p. 782: "Christian geboren Donnerstags den 6. Januar 1653 früh nach 8 Uhr auf dem Friedensteine" (Christian [was] born on Thursday, 6 January 1653, in the morning after 8 o'clock at Friedensteine). Thursday was Old Style.Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daughter)Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin)
Christiane was the second daughter of Duke Christian I of Saxony-Merseburg and his wife Christiana, a daughter of Duke Philip of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. Death and burial. Christiane died early at the age of only 19 - probably of puerperal fever. In her memory, her husband had the castle church of St. Trinity built.
Christiane of Saxe-Merseburg had many different hairstyles during her lifetime. The No description defined was mostly known for her incomparable looks and her livable personality. Before her tragic passing at age 20 she was often in the spotlight of tabloids because of her fine hairstyles.
Sophie Hedwig of Saxe-Lauenburg. Princess Christiana of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, often referred to as Christiane (22 September 1634 in Copenhagen – 20 May 1701 at Delitzsch Castle) was the consort of Christian I, Duke of Saxe-Merseburg, who was the ruling Duke of Saxe-Merseburg from 1650 until his death.
- 22 September 1634, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Philip, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Christiane Eleonore Dorothea (born November 6, 1692 in Merseburg, † March 30, 1693 in Merseburg), Princess of Saxony-Merseburg; literature. Heinrich Theodor Flathe: Christian II (Duke of Saxe-Merseburg). In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 4, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1876, p. 175. Web links as sources
Christiane de Saxe-Mersebourg (1 er juin 1659 – 13 mars 1679), est une noble allemande, membre de la maison de Wettin, et par le mariage duchesse de Saxe-Gotha-Altenbourg. Née à Merseburg , elle est la fille de Christian I er de Saxe-Mersebourg et sa femme Christine de Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderbourg-Glücksbourg .