Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels

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Magdalena Sibylle
Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels.jpg
Tenure 1675–1681
Born(1648-09-02)2 September 1648
Died 7 January 1681(1681-01-07) (aged 32)
Spouse Friedrich I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Issue Anna Sophie, Princess of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Princess Magdalene Sibylle
Dorothea Marie, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen
Fredericka, Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst
Frederick II
Prince Johann Wilhelm
Princess Elisabeth
Johanna, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
House House of Saxe-Weissenfels
House of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Father August, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels
Mother Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels (2 September 1648 7 January 1681) was a German noblewoman.

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

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She was a daughter of August, duke of Saxe-Weissenfels, and his wife Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Her paternal grandparents were John George I, Elector of Saxony, and Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia.

Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels Administrator of the archbishopric of Magdeburg

Augustus of Saxe-Weissenfels, was a Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt of the House of Wettin and administrator of the Archbishopric of Magdeburg.

Saxe-Weissenfels

Saxe-Weissenfels was a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire from 1656/7 until 1746 with its residence at Weißenfels. Ruled by a cadet branch of the Albertine House of Wettin, the duchy passed to the Electorate of Saxony upon the extinction of the line.

Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Consort of Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels

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On 14 November 1669, she married Duke Friedrich I of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. They had the following children:

Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg was a duchy ruled by the Ernestine branch of the House of Wettin in today's Thuringia, Germany. The extinction of the line in 1825 led to a major re-organisation of the Thuringian states.

  1. Anna Sophie (b. Gotha, 22 December 1670 – d. Rudolstadt, 28 December 1728), married on 15 October 1691 to Louis Frederick I, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.
  2. Magdalene Sibylle (b. Gotha, 30 September 1671 – d. Altenburg, 2 March 1673).
  3. Dorothea Marie (b. Gotha, 22 January 1674 – d. Meiningen, 18 April 1713), married on 19 September 1704 to Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.
  4. Fredericka (b. Gotha, 24 March 1675 – d. Karlsbad, 28 May 1709), married on 25 May 1702 to Johann August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst.
  5. Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (b. Gotha, 28 July 1676 – d. Altenburg, 23 March 1732).
  6. Johann Wilhelm (b. Gotha, 4 October 1677 – killed in battle, Toulon, 15 August 1707), General Imperial.
  7. Elisabeth (b. Gotha, 7 February 1679 – d. of smallpox, Gotha, 22 June 1680).
  8. Johanna (b. Gotha, 1 October 1680 – d. Strelitz, 9 July 1704), married on 20 June 1702 to Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels
Cadet branch of the House of Wettin
Born: 2 September 1648 Died: January 1681
German royalty
Preceded by
Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg
as Duchess of Saxe-Gotha and Altenburg
Duchess consort of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
26 March 1675 7 January 1681
Vacant
Title next held by
Christine of Baden-Durlach


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