Christian August, Prince o Anhalt-Zerbst

Christian August, Prince o Anhalt-Zerbst (29 November 1690, in Dornburg – 16 March 1747, in Zerbst) was a member o the Hoose o Ascania. He wis a ruler o the Principality o Anhalt-Dornburg, then, frae 1742, a ruler o the entire Principality o Anhalt-Zerbst. He wis also a Proushie Generalfeldmarschall, but is best kent for being the faither o Catherine the Great.

Christian August
Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
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Portrait o Christian August bi Antoin Pesne.
Prince o Anhalt-Zerbst
Ring7 November 1742 – 16 Mairch 1747
PredecessorJohn August
SuccessorFriedrich August
Co-monarchJohn Louis II
Born29 November 1690(1690-11-29)
Dornburg
Dee'd16 Mairch 1747(1747-03-16) (aged 56)
Zerbst
SpousePrincess Joanna Elisabeth o Holstein-Gottorp
IssueCatherine the Great
Friedrich August, Prince o Anhalt-Zerbst
HooseAscania
FaitherJohn Ludwig I, Prince o Anhalt-Dornburg
MitherChristine Eleonore o Zeutsch
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Blason Principauté d'Anhalt-Zerbst (XVIIIe siècle).svg




IssueEedit

  1. William Christian Friedrich o o Anhalt-Zerbst (17 November 1730 – 27 August 1742).
  2. Friedrich August, Prince o Anhalt-Zerbst (8 August 1734 – 3 Mairch 1793).
  3. Princess Auguste Christine Charlotte o Anhalt-Zerbst (10 November 1736 – 24 November 1736).
  4. Princess Elisabeth Ulrike o Anhalt-Zerbst(17 December 1742 – 5 Mairch 1745).