Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Ernst II, Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha (Ernst August Karl Johann Leopold Alexander Eduard; 21 Juin 1818 – 22 August 1893) wis the sovereign duke o the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from 29 Januar 1844 to his daith. He wis born in Coburg; his faither Ernest III, Duke o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, became Duke Ernest I o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha in 1826 through exchange o territories. He wis also a brither-in-law o Queen Victoria who haed mairit Ernest's brither Prince Albert o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.
Ernst II bi Winterhalter.
|Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha|
|Ring||29 January 1844 – |
22 August 1893
|Born||21 Juin 1818|
Ehrenburg Pailace, Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, German Confederation
|Dee'd||22 August 1893 (aged 75)|
Reinhardsbrunn Castle, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German Empire
|Spouse||Princess Alexandrine o Baden|
|Hoose||Saxe-Coburg an Gotha|
|Faither||Ernest I, Duke o Saxe-Coburg and Gotha|
|Mither||Luise o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg|
Ane possibility wis Princess Clémentine o Orléans, a dochter o Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French, but the union niver occurred. wis also considered bi Dowager Queen Maria Christina as a possible husband for her young dochter Infanta Isabel o Spain, an bi Queen Victoria for her cousin Princess Augusta o Cambridge. Instead he would mairy Princess Alexandrine o Baden on 13 Mey 1842 . She wis a dochter o Leopold, Grand Duke o Baden an Princess Sophie o Swaden. They haed nae issue.
Teetles an stylesEedit
- 21 Juin 1818 – 12 November 1826 His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.
- 12 November 1826 – 29 Januar 1844 His Highness The Hereditary Prince o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.
- 29 Januar 1844 – 22 August 1893 His Highness The Duke o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.