Ernst Günther, Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein 1863-1921 57 years old Louise Sophie , Prinzessin von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1866-1952 86 years old 4 children
Duke Frederick VIII (July 6, 1829 – January 14, 1880) was the German pretender to the throne of Schleswig-Holstein from 1863, although in reality Prussia took overlordship and real administrative power.
Frederick VIII was the first Duke of the Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein from the countrys creation in 1867 to his death in1880. He was the father of Ernst Gunther I of Schleswig-Holstein and the son of Christian August II.
Duke Frederick VIII (Danish: Frederik Christian August af Slesvig-Holsten-Sønderborg-Augustenborg; German: Friedrich Christian August Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg) (July 6, 1829 – January 14, 1880) was the German pretender to the throne of Schleswig-Holstein from 1863, although in reality Prussia took overlordship and real administrative power.
Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. by Camille Silvy albumen carte-de-visite, 16 November 1860 3 3/8 in. x 2 1/8 in. (86 mm x 55 mm) image size
Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785-1831) (46 years) Mother Louise Caroline, Princess of Hesse-Kassel (1789-1867) (78 years) Marriage 1842-98 (56 years, widowed) Died January 29, 1906 (87 years)
Frederik VIII August 1863–1880 Frederick proclaimed himself Duke of Schleswig-Holstein in 1863 and was recognized by Prussia as equivalent of mediatized principalities. Ernest Günther 1880–1921 Albert 1921–1931
The Ancestry of Duke Frederick of Schleswig-Holstein (1829-1880) by William Addams Reitwiesner On 15 November 1863, King Frederik VII of Denmark died, thus bringing to a head the whole complex of diplomatic and other issues known as the Schleswig-Holstein Question.
Frederick VIII Duke of Augustenberg Duke of Schleswig-Holstein Augusta Victoria was born at Dolzig Castle, the eldest daughter of Frederick VIII, future Duke of Schleswig-Holstein and Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a niece of Queen Victoria.
The meeting of assemblies in Schleswig and Holstein favored Christian's VIII brother-in-law, Herzog [17 August 1884-1869] Christian August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg]], who was the son of Friedrich VI. - presumably external - Sister Louise Auguste would have become a duke under the previous arrangement.