Duchess Amelia of Württemberg

Duchess Amelia of Württemberg (28 June 1799 – 28 November 1848) was a Duchess of Württemberg and an ancestor of the British, Greek, Romanian, Yugoslavian and Spanish Royal Families.

Duchess Amelia
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Duchess Consort of Saxe-Altenburg
Tenure29 September 1834 - 28 November 1848
Born(1799-06-28)28 June 1799
Wallisfurth, Kingdom of Prussia (modern Wolany, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland)
Died28 November 1848(1848-11-28) (aged 49)
Altenburg, Saxe-Altenburg
IssueMarie, Queen of Hanover
Princess Pauline
Princess Henriette
Elisabeth, Grand Duchess of Oldenburg
Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Russia
Princess Luise
FatherDuke Louis of Württemberg
MotherPrincess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg

She was a daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg.

Marriage and childrenEdit

She married on 24 April 1817, at Kirchheim unter Teck, with Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1789–1868).

Amalie and Joseph had six daughters:

Amalia died on 28 November 1848 at the age of 49 in Altenburg. Her husband decided two days later to abdicate in the favor of his brother George, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. Joseph died in 1868 at Altenburg.


Duchess Amelia of Württemberg
Born: 28 June 1799 Died: 28 November 1848
German royalty
Title last held by
Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg
Duchess consort of Saxe-Altenburg
29 September 1834 – 28 November 1848
Succeeded by
Marie Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin