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Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Eisenach, Herzog von Sachsen-Eisenach, Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg, was born 9 July 1566 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany to Johann Friedrich II. von Sachsen (1529-1595) and Elisabeth von der Pfalz (1540-1594) and died 23 October 1638 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth von Mansfeld zu Hinter-Ort (1565-1596) 23 November 1591 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. He married Christine von Hessen-Kassel (1578-1658) 14 May 1598 in Rotenburg an der Fulda, Hesse, Germany. Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.


With the death of Johann Ernst ended the older line of Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach. His principality was divided (under the rules of the Ernestine line) between Saxe-Weimar and Saxe-Altenburg.

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Offspring of Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Eisenach and Elisabeth von Mansfeld zu Hinter-Ort (1565-1596)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Johann Friedrich von Sachsen-Eisenach (1596-1596)










 




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