Saxe-Eisenberg

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Duchy of Saxe-Eisenberg

Herzogtum Sachsen-Eisenberg
1680–1707
Armoiries Saxe2.svg
Coat of arms
Locator Duchy of Saxe-Eisenberg (1680).svg
Status State of the Holy Roman Empire
CapitalEisenberg, Thuringia
GovernmentPrincipality
Historical era Middle Ages
 Partitioned from
     Saxe-Gotha
1680
 Extinction of line
1707
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Armoiries Saxe2.svg Saxe-Gotha
Saxe-Hildburghausen Flagge Herzogtum Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha (1826-1911).svg

The Duchy of Saxe-Eisenberg was one of the Saxon Duchies held by the Ernestine line of the Wettin Dynasty.

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History

Established in 1680 for Christian, fifth son of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha, the Duchy consisted of Eisenberg and the towns of Ronneburg, Roda and Camburg. Upon his death in April 1707, as he had no male heirs, the lands were passed to Saxe-Hildburghausen. [1] [2]

Dukes of Saxe-Eisenberg

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  1. 1 2 Michael 2016, p. 651.
  2. Foster 1989, p. 76.

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