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Auguste of Anhalt Dessau

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Burial  Rudolstadt
Name  Auguste Anhalt-Dessau
House  House of Ascania

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Born  18 August 1793 Dessau, Anhalt, Holy Roman Empire (1793-08-18)
Issue  Prince Frederick Gunther Prince Gunther Prince Gustav
Father  Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
Mother  Amalie of Hesse-Homburg
Died  June 12, 1854, Rudolstadt, Germany
Spouse  Friedrich Gunther, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (m. 1816–1854)
Children  Prince Gustav, Prince Gunther, Prince Frederick Gunther
Parents  Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg
Grandparents  Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau

Princess Amalie Auguste of Anhalt-Dessau (German: Prinzessin Amalie Auguste von Anhalt-Dessau; 18 August 1793 – 12 June 1854) was a German princess of Anhalt-Dessau who was Princess consort of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt from 1816 to 1854 as the wife of Friedrich Günther, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.

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Early life

Auguste was born on 18 August 1793 in Dessau as the eldest child of Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and his wife, Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg (daughter of Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg).

Marriage and issue

On 15 April 1816 she was married in Dessau to her first cousin, Frederick Günther, reigning Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (son of Louis Frederick II, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, and his wife, Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Homburg). They had three sons:

  • Prince Friedrich Günther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1818–1821)
  • Prince Günther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1821–1845)
  • Prince Gustav of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1828–1837)
  • Death

    Princess Auguste died on 12 June 1854 in Rudolstadt. Her widower, Prince Frederick Günther, remarried a daughter of her brother George in 1855.

    Her younger brother ruled the unified duchy of Anhalt from 1863 until his death in 1871 as Leopold IV.

    References

    Auguste of Anhalt-Dessau Wikipedia


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