Category:Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

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Charles Alexander Augustus John, Grand Duke of Saxony (de: Carl Alexander August Johann); 24 June 1818 - 5 January 1901) was the ruler of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach from 1853 until his death.

Karl Alexander married with his first cousin, Princess en:Sophie of the Netherlands, daughter of William II of the Netherlands and Anna Pavlovna of Russia, sister of his mother. They had four children:

  1. Karl August Wilhelm Nicolaus Alexander Michael Bernhard Heinrich Frederick Stefan, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (b. Weimar, 31 July 1844 - d. Cap Martin, France, 20 November 1894).
  2. Marie Anna Alexandrine Sophie Auguste Helene (b. Weimar, 20 January 1849 - d. Trebschen, 6 May 1922), known as Marie; married on 6 February 1876 to Prince Heinrich VII Reuss.
  3. Maria Anna Sophia Elisabeth Bernhardine Ida Auguste Helene (b. Weimar, 29 March 1851 - d. Weimar, 26 April 1859), known as Anna.
  4. Elisabeth Sibylle Maria Dorothea Anna Amalie Luise (b. Weimar, 28 February 1854 - d. Wiligrad, 10 July 1908), known as Elisabeth; married on 6 November 1886 to Duke Johann Albrecht of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach 
ruler of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach from 1853 until his death
Date of birth 24 June 1818
Date of death 5 January 1901
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
  • Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
Award received
  • Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece
  • Order of St. Andrew
  • Order of St. George, 4th class
Authority control
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