Princess Marie o Saxe-Altenburg (1845–1930)

Princess Marie o Saxe-Altenburg (Marie Gasparine Amalie Antoinette Karoline Elisabeth Luise; 28 Juin 1845 – 5 Julie 1930) wis a dochter o Prince Eduard o Saxe-Altenburg an his wife Princess Luise Caroline Reuss o Greiz. She wis the consort o Karl Gonthier, Prince o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen. Her aunt wis Queen Therese o Bavarie.

Princess Marie o Saxe-Altenburg
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Princess consort o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Tenur17 Julie 1880 - 28 Mairch 1909
Born28 Juin 1845(1845-06-28)
Munich, Kinrick o Bavarie
Dee'd5 Julie 1930(1930-07-05) (aged 85)
Sondershausen, Weimar Republic
SpouseKarl Gonthier, Prince o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Full name
Marie Gasparine Amalie Antoinette Karoline Elisabeth Luise
HooseHouse of Saxe-Altenburg (bi birth)
Hoose o Schwarzburg (bi marriage)
FaitherPrince Eduard o Saxe-Altenburg
MitherPrincess Luise Caroline Reuss o Greiz


Marie wis considered as a potential spouse for Albert Edward, Prince o Wales, the eldest son an heir o Queen Victoria. On 12 Juin 1869, Marie mairit Karl Gonthier, Hereditary Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen in Altenburg. Karl succeedit his faither on 17 Julie 1880, an Marie became the Princess o Schwarzburg-Sondershausen. Thair failure tae hae issue meant the end o the Sondershausen branch o the Hoose o Schwarzburg. Karl's cousin Günther Victor succeeded him in 1909.

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