Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg

Ernst I, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg (Ernst Friedrich Paul Georg Nikolaus; 16 September 1826 – 7 Februar 1908), wis a duke o Saxe-Altenburg. He wis the first son o Georg, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg an Marie Luise o Mecklenburg-Schwerin. In 1853 he succeedit his faither as Duke o Saxe-Altenburg. He wis o a retiring disposition an he took little active part in running the kintra. After a ring that lasted fifty five years, he died without a living direct male heir; because o this, he wis succeedit bi his nephew, Ernst.

Ernst I
Duke o Saxe-Altenburg
Ring3 August 1853 – 7 Februar 1908
SuccessorErnst II
Born16 September 1826(1826-09-16)
Dee'd7 Februar 1908(1908-02-07) (aged 81)
SpouseAgnes o Anhalt-Dessau (m. 1853; d. 1897)
IssueMarie, Princess Albert o Prussia
Full name
Ernst Frederick Paul Georg Nikolaus
FaitherGeorg, Duke o Saxe-Altenburg
MitherMarie Luise o Mecklenburg-Schwerin


He was mairit in Dessau on 28 Aprile 1853 Agnes o Anhalt-Dessau (1824–1897). Agnes wis a sister o Friedrich I, Duke o Anhalt.


  1. Princess Marie (2 August 1854 – 8 October 1898), mairit Albrecht o Proushie.
  2. Prince Georg (1 Februar 1856 – 29 Februar 1856).