Prince August o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

Prince August o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (14 August 1747 – 28 September 1806) wis a German prince o the Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg line o the Ernestine Wettins an a patron o the airts during the Age o Enlightenment.

Prince August o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Prince August o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
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Prince August in 1795 bi Ernst Christian Specht.
Born14 August 1747
Gotha HRE
Dee'd28 September 1806 (aged 59)
Prinzenpalais, HRE
BuirialPrince's crypt, Schloss Friedenstein
HooseWettin
FaitherFriedrich III, Duke o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
MitherLuise Dorothea o Saxe-Meiningen




LifeEedit

He wis the youngest child o Friedrich III, Duke o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg an his wife Princess Luise Dorothea o Saxe-Meiningen. Their mither made sure both August an his brither Ernest received a good education in literature, science an cameralism. He an Ernst also travelled tae the Netherlands an Ingland atween 1768 an 1769.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 14 August 1747 – 28 September 1806 His Serene Highness Prince August o Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Duke o Saxony.