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Auguste of Anhalt-Dessau

Auguste of Anhalt-Dessau

Consort of Frederick Günther, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
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About
A.K.A. Amalie Auguste von Anhalt-Dessau, Prinzessin Auguste von Anhalt-Dessau
Gender female
Birth August 18, 1793 (Dessau)
Death June 12, 1854 (Rudolstadt)
Family
Mother: Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg
Father: FrederickHereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
Siblings: Prince George Bernhard of Anhalt-DessauPrince Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-DessauLeopold IVDuke of AnhaltWilhelm von Anhalt-Dessau
Spouse: Friedrich GüntherPrince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
The details
Biography

Princess Amalie Auguste of Anhalt-Dessau (German: Prinzessin Amalie Auguste von Anhalt-Dessau; 18 August 1793 – 12 June 1854) was a German princess of Anhalt-Dessau who was Princess consort of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt from 1816 to 1854 as the wife of Friedrich Günther, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.

Early life

Auguste was born on 18 August 1793 in Dessau as the eldest child of Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and his wife, Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Homburg (daughter of Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg).

Marriage and issue

On 15 April 1816 she was married in Dessau to her first cousin, Frederick Günther, reigning Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (son of Louis Frederick II, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, and his wife, Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Homburg). They had three sons:

  • Prince Friedrich Günther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1818–1821)
  • Prince Günther of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1821–1845)
  • Prince Gustav of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1828–1837)

Death

Princess Auguste died on 12 June 1854 in Rudolstadt. Her widower, Prince Frederick Günther, remarried a daughter of her brother George in 1855.

Her younger brother ruled the unified duchy of Anhalt from 1863 until his death in 1871 as Leopold IV.

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