Princess Anna Sofia of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Brief Life History of Anna Sofia of

When Princess Anna Sofia of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt was born on 9 September 1700, in Rathsfeld, Steinthaleben, Kyffhäuserkreis, Thuringia, Germany, her father, Fürst Ludwig Friedrich I zu Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, was 32 and her mother, Anna Sophie von Sachsen Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, was 29. She married Duke Franz Josias of Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld on 2 January 1723, in Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Thuringia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 11 December 1780, in Römhild, Hildburghausen, Thuringia, Germany, at the age of 80, and was buried in Coburg, Bavaria, Germany.

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Duke Franz Josias of Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Princess Anna Sofia of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Marriage: 2 January 1723
Herzog Ernst Friedrich von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Johann Wilhelm von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Anna Sophie von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Christian Franz von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Charlotte Sofie, Princess Of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Princess Charlotte Sophie von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Friederike Magdalene von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Friederike Caroline von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld
Prinz Friedrich Josias von Sachsen Coburg Saalfeld

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  • von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, „Find A Grave Index“

Name Meaning

variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.

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

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