Christiane von Sachsen-Merseburg
Christiane von Sachsen-Merseburg (born June 1, 1659 in Merseburg , † March 13, 1679 in Eisenberg ) was Princess of Sachsen-Merseburg from the house of the Albertine Wettins and by marriage Duchess of Sachsen-Eisenberg .
Christiane was the second daughter of Duke Christian I of Saxony-Merseburg and his wife Christiana , a daughter of Duke Philip of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg .
Death and burial
Christiane died early at the age of only 19 - probably of puerperal fever . In her memory, her husband had the castle church of St. Trinity built. Christiane was buried in a pewter coffin in the princely crypt of Merseburg Cathedral .
Marriage and offspring
Her only marriage was on February 13, 1677 in Merseburg with Christian, Duke of Saxe-Eisenberg , the son of Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg from his marriage to Elisabeth Sophia of Saxe-Altenburg .
She had a daughter with her husband:
- Christiane (born March 4, 1679 in Eisenberg; † May 24, 1722 in Glücksburg), Princess of Saxony-Eisenberg ∞ Philipp Ernst, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
After the early death of Christianes von Sachsen-Merseburg, Christian von Sachsen-Eisenberg married Princess Sophie Marie of Hessen-Darmstadt , daughter of Landgrave Ludwig VI, in 1681 after a period of mourning . from Hessen-Darmstadt .
- Publications by and about Christiane von Sachsen-Merseburg in VD 17 .
- Christiane von Sachsen-Merseburg on thepeerage.com , accessed on September 18, 2016.
- Johann Hübners ... three hundred and three and thirty genealogical tables, tab. 170
|SURNAME||Christiane von Sachsen-Merseburg|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Princess of Saxe-Merseburg and Duchess of Saxe-Eisenberg|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 1, 1659|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Merseburg|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 13, 1679|
|Place of death||Eisenberg|