Charlotte of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld was born on 30 October 1696, in Saalfeld, Mühlhausen, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany, her father, Duke Johann Ernst IV of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, was 38 and her mother, Charlotte Joanna von Waldeck und Pyrmont, was 31. She died on 2 November 1696, in her hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Saalfeld, Mühlhausen, Unstrut-Hainich-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Duke Johann Ernst IV of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
1658–1729
Charlotte Joanna von Waldeck und Pyrmont
1664–1699
Wilhelm Friedrich Prince of Saxe Saalfeld
1691–1720
Karl Ernst Prince of Saxe Saalfeld
1692–1720
Sophie Wilhelmine von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
1693–1727
Henriette Albertina of Saxe- Saalfeld
1694–1695
Luise Emilie Princess of Saxe Saalfeld
1695–1713
Charlotte of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
1696–1696
Duke Franz Josias of Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
1697–1764
Henriette Albertine Princess of Saxe Saalfeld
1698–1728

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  • Charlotte von Sachsen-Saalfeld, "Find A Grave Index"

Name Meaning

feminine diminutive of Charles , used in England since the 17th century. It was particulary popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, in part due to the influence of firstly Queen Charlotte ( 1744–1818 ), wife of George III , and secondly the novelist Charlotte Brontë ( 1816–55 ); it has again come to prominence since the 1980s, especially in England and Australia.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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