List of consorts of Anhalt

Countess of AnhaltEdit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Matilda of Swabia Herman II, Duke of Swabia
(Conradines)
c. 998/9 c.1026 1030/4 Esico
Eilika of Saxony Magnus, Duke of Saxony
(Billung)
c. 1080 Bef 1095 16 January 1142 Otto
Sophie of Winzenburg Herman I, Count of Winzenburg
(House of Formbach)
1105 Abt 1125 6 or 7 July 1160 Albert
Bernhard
Irmgard of Thuringia Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia
(Ludovingians)
Abt 1197 Abt 1211 1212
husband's accession
1218
elevated to Princess
Abt 1244 Henry I
Partitioned between Anhalt-Aschersleben, Anhalt-Bernburg, and Anhalt-Zerbst in 1252.

Princess of AnhaltEdit

Princess of Anhalt-AscherslebenEdit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Matilda of Brunswick-Lüneburg Otto I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(House of Welf)
? 1245 12 June 1266
husband's death
1295/1298 Henry II
Hedwig of Silesia Henry III the White
(Piast)
1252/1256 1283 14 December 1300 Otto I
co-regent
Elisabeth of Meissen Frederick Clem
(Wettin)
? 1309 24 July 1315 Aft 1347 Otto II

Princess of Anhalt-Bernburg, 1252–1468Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Sophie of Denmark Abel, King of Denmark
(Estridsen)
1240 1258 aft. 1284 Bernhard I
Helena of Rügen Vitslav II, Prince of Rügen
()
b. 1270 27 December 1302 9 August 1315 Bernhard II
co-regent
Agnes of Saxe-Wittenberg Rudolf I, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg
(Ascania)
ca. 1310 1328 4 January 1338 Bernhard III
Matilda of Anhalt-Zerbst Albert I, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
(Ascania)
? 1339 c.1342
Mathilde of Brunswick-Lüneburg Magnus I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(Welf)
? 1343 20 August 1348
husband's death
aft. 28 June 1354
Sophie Henry IV
Lutrud of Mansfeld Gebhard IV, Count of Mansfeld 27 February 1404
husband's death
Aft 1426 Otto III
Elisabeth of Honstein Ulrich III, Count of Honstein-Kelbra
()
? 8 September 1396 1404
husband's accession
24 June 1420
husband's death
c.1426 Bernhard V
co-regent
Hedwig of Żagań Jan I of Żagań
(Piast)
c.1410 Bernhard VI
At Bernhard VI' death, His kinsman George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, inherited his lands.

Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst, 1252–1396Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Catherine Birgersdotter of Bjelbo Birger Jarl
(Bjelbo)
1245 17 October 1259 1289 Siegfried I
Agnes of Brandenburg Conrad, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal
(Ascania)
? 1300 17 August 1316
husband's death
4 June 1330 Albert I
Agnes of Rügen Vitslav III, Prince of Rügen
()
? 2 September 1324 bef. 25 January 1337 Albert II
co-regent
Beatrix of Saxe-Wittenberg Rudolf I, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg
(Ascania)
? c.1337 aft. 26 February 1345
Elisabeth of Saxe-Wittenberg Rudolf I, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg
(Ascania)
? 22 June 1344 aft. 30 May 1351 Waldemar I
co-regent
Beatrice d'Este Obizzo III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara
(House of Este)
18 Sep 1332 c. 1365 7 January 1368
husband's death
1387
Elisabeth of Henneberg-Schleusingen John I, Count of Henneberg-Schleusingen
()
1351 c.1366 11 April 1382
husband's death
24 April 1397 John II
Jutta of Querfurt Gebhard XI, Count of Querfurt
()
c.1370 1386 1405 1410 Sigismund I

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Princess of Anhalt-Dessau, 1396–1561Edit

Princess of Anhalt-Köthen 1396–1561Edit

Princess of Anhalt-Dessau, 1603-1807Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
  Countess Palatine Dorothea of Simmern John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern
(Wittelsbach)
6 January 1581 21 February 1595 1603
Anhalt-Dessau recreated
24 May 1618
husband's death
19 September 1631 John George I
Agnes of Hesse-Kassel Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
(Hesse-Kassel)
14 May 1606 18 May 1623 28 May 1650 John Casimir
Sophie Margarete of Anhalt-Bernburg Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
(Ascania)
16 September 1615 14 July 1651 15 September 1660 27 December 1673
  Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
(Orange-Nassau)
10 February 1637 9 September 1659 15 September 1660
husband's accession
7 August 1693
husband's death
3 November 1708 John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
Anna Louise Föhse Rudolf Föhse 22 March 1677 1698 5 February 1745 Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
  Gisela Agnes of Anhalt-Köthen Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen
(House of Ascania)
21 September 1722 25 May 1737 7 April 1747
husband's accession
20 April 1751 Leopold II
  Margravine Louise of Brandenburg-Schwedt Frederick Henry, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt
(Hohenzollern)
24 September 1750 25 July 1767 1807
Principality elevated to the rank of Duchy
21 December 1811 Leopold III

Princess of Anhalt-Bernburg, 1603–1807Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
  Anna of Bentheim-Tecklenburg Arnold III, Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt-Tecklenburg-Limburg
(Bentheim-Steinfurt)
3 January 1579 2 July 1595 1603
Principality (re-)created
9 December 1624 Christian I
  Eleonore Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg
(Oldenburg)
24 February 1603 28 February 1624 17 April 1630
husband's accession
22 September 1656
husband's death
5 January 1675 Christian II
  Elizabeth of Palatinate-Zweibrücken Frederick, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
(Wittelsbach)
22 March 1642 16 October 1667 18 April 1677 Victor Amadeus
  Louise of Anhalt-Dessau Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
(Ascania)
21 August 1709 25 November 1724 29 July 1732 Victor Frederick
  Albertine of Brandenburg-Schwedt Margrave Albert Frederick of Brandenburg-Schwedt
(Hohenzollern)
21 April 1712 22 May 1733 7 September 1750
  Louise Albertine of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön Frederick Charles, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön
(Oldenburg)
21 July 1748 4 June 1763 18 May 1765 2 March 1769 Frederick Albert
  Marie Friederike of Hesse-Kassel William I, Elector of Hesse
(Hesse)
14 September 1768 29 November 1794 9 April 1796
husband's accession
1807
Principality elevated to the rank of Duchy
17 April 1839 Alexius Frederick Christian

Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-HoymEdit

Princess of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym (1718–1727)Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Charlotte of Nassau-Schaumburg Adolph, Prince of Nassau-Schaumburg
(Nassau)
28 September 1673 12 April 1692 14 February 1718
Principality created
31 January 1700 Lebrecht
  Charlotte Louise of Isenburg-Büdingen-Birstein William Maurice, Count of Isenburg-Büdingen-Birstein
(Isenburg)
31 July 1680 22 November 1714 17 May 1727
husband's accession
1727
Principality changed its name to Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
2 January 1739 Victor I

Princess of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1727–1812)Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
  Charlotte Louise of Isenburg-Büdingen-Birstein William Maurice, Count of Isenburg-Büdingen-Birstein
(Isenburg)
31 July 1680 22 November 1714 1727
Principality changed its name to Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
2 January 1739 Victor I
  Hedwig Sophie Henckel of Donnersmarck Count Wenzel Louis Henckel of Donnersmarck
(Henckel von Donnersmarck)
7 May 1717 14 February 1740 15 April 1772 21 February 1795
Amalie Eleonore of Solms-Braunfels Frederick William, Prince of Solms-Braunfels
(Solms-Braunfels)
22 November 1734 12 December 1765 15 April 1772
husband's accession
20 August 1806
husband's death
19 April 1811 Charles Louis
  Amelia of Nassau-Weilburg Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
(Nassau-Weilburg)
7 August 1776 29 October 1793 20 August 1806
husband's accession
22 April 1812
husband's death
19 February 1841 Victor II

Princess of Anhalt-Plötzkau, 1544-1553Edit

Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst, 1544–1796Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Margarete of Brandenburg Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg
(Hohenzollern)
c. 1511 15 February 1534 4 February 1551
husband's death
after 3 November 1577 John V
Anna of Pomerania Barnim XI, Duke of Pomerania
(Greifen)
5 February 1531 16 May 1557 4 May 1561
husband's death
13 October 1592 Karl I
  Dorothea Hedwig of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(Welf)
3 February 1587 29 December 1605 16 October 1609 Rudolph
  Countess Magdalene of Oldenburg John VII, Count of Oldenburg
(Oldenburg)
6 October 1585 31 August 1612 30 July 1621
husband's death
14 April 1657
  Sophie Augusta of Holstein-Gottorp Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
(Holstein-Gottorp)
5 December 1630 16 September 1649 4 July 1667
husband's death
12 December 1680 John VI
  Duchess Sophia of Saxe-Weissenfels Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels
(Wettin)
23 June 1654 18 June 1676 3 November 1718
husband's death
31 March 1724 Karl Wilhelm
  Duchess Hedwig Friederike of Württemberg-Weiltingen Frederick Ferdinand, Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen
()
18 October 1691 8 October 1715 3 November 1718
husband's accession
7 November 1742
husband's death
14 August 1752 John Augustus
  Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin
(Holstein-Gottorp)
24 October 1712 8 November 1727 7 November 1742
husband's accession'
16 March 1747
husband's death
30 May 1760 Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
  Princess Caroline Wilhelmina Sophia of Hesse-Kassel Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel
(Hesse-Kassel)
10 May 1732 17 November 1753 22 May 1759 Frederick Augustus
  Friederike Auguste Sophie of Anhalt-Bernburg Victor Frederick, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
(Anhalt-Bernburg)
28 August 1744 27 May 1764 3 March 1793 12 April 1827

Princess of Anhalt-Köthen 1603–1806Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Princess Amöena Amalie of Bentheim-Tecklenburg Arnold III, Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt-Tecklenburg-Limburg
(Bentheim-Steinfurt)
19 March 1586 31 October 1606 8 September 1625 Louis I
Countess Sophie of Lippe Simon VI, Count of Lippe
(Lippe)
16 August 1599 12 September 1626 7 January 1650
husband's death
19 March 1654
Elisabeth Charlotte of Anhalt-Harzgerode Frederick, Prince of Anhalt-Harzgerode
(Ascania)
11 February 1647 25 August 1663 13 April 1665 20 January 1723 William Louis
Countess Sophie of Stolberg-Wernigerode Henry Volrad, Count of Stolberg-Wernigerode
(Stolberg-Wernigerode)
2 October 1628 18 January 1655 13 Aprile 1655
husband's accession
7 November 1669
husband's death
13 September 1675 Lebrecht
co-ruler
  Anna Eleonore of Stolberg-Wernigerode Henry Ernest, Count of Stolberg
(Stolberg-Wernigerode)
20 July 1593 23 March 1670 8 November 1670 27 January 1690 Emmanuel
co-ruler
  Frederica Henriette of Anhalt-Bernburg Karl Frederick, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
(Ascania)
24 January 1702 11 December 1721 4 April 1723 Leopold
  Charlotte Frederike of Nassau-Siegen Frederick William Adolf, Prince of Nassau-Siegen
(Nassu-Siegen)
30 November 1702 27 June 1725 19 November 1728 22 July 1785
  Countess Emilie of Promnitz-Pless Erdmann II, Count of Promnitz
(Promnitz)
15 September 1708 14 January 1726 19 November 1728
husband's accession
20 February 1732 Augustus Louis
  Countess Anna Friederike of Promnitz-Pless 30 May 1711 21 November 1732 31 March 1750
  Louise Charlotte of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg Frederick, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
(Glücksburg)
5 March 1749 26 July 1763 17 October 1789 30 March 1812 Karl George Lebrecht
Friederike of Nassau-Usingen Frederick Augustus, Prince of Nassau-Usingen then Duke of Nassau
(Nassau-Usingen)
30 August 1777 9 February 1792 1803
divorce
28 August 1821 Augustus Christian Frederick, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen

Princess of Anhalt-Pless, 1764-1847Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
Countess Louise Ferdinande of Stolberg-Wernigerode Henry Ernest of Stolberg-Wernigerode
(Stolberg-Wernigerode)
30 September 1744 13 June 1766 3 February 1784 Frederick Erdmann
  Princess Luise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
(Oldenburg)
28 September 1783 20 August 1803 24 November 1803 Frederick Ferdinand
  Countess Julie of Brandenburg Frederick William II of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
4 January 1793 20 May 1816 23 August 1830 29 January 1848
  Princess Auguste Friederike Esperance Reuss of Köstritz Heinrich XLIV, Prince Reuss of Köstritz
(Reuss of Köstritz)
3 August 1794 18 May 1819 23 August 1830
husband's accession
23 November 1847
husband's death
13 July 1855 Henry
At Henry's death without issue, the principality of Pless, governed by Semi-Salic Law, passed to Henry's nephew Hans Henry X, Count of Hochberg-Fürstenstein.

Duchess of AnhaltEdit

Duchess of Anhalt-Bernburg, 1803–1863Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
  Marie Friederike of Hesse-Kassel William I, Elector of Hesse
(Hesse)
14 September 1768 29 November 1794 1807
Principality elevated to the rank of Duchy
1817
divorce
17 April 1839 Alexius Frederick Christian
  Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
(Glücksburg)
9 October 1811 30 October 1834 19 August 1863 10 July 1902 Alexander Karl, Duke of Anhalt-Bernburg
At Alexander Karl's death without issue, the duchy was inherited by his kinsman Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau-Köthen who merged the duchy with his own to form a united Duchy of Anhalt.

Duchess of Anhalt-Köthen, 1806-1847Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
  Countess Julie of Brandenburg Frederick William II of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
4 January 1793 20 May 1816 18 December 1818
husband's accession
23 August 1830
husband's death
29 January 1848 Frederick Ferdinand
  Princess Auguste Friederike Esperance Reuss of Köstritz Heinrich XLIV, Prince Reuss of Köstritz
(Reuss of Köstritz)
3 August 1794 18 May 1819 23 August 1830
husband's accession
23 November 1847
husband's death
13 July 1855 Henry
At Henry's death without issue, the duchy was inherited by his kinsman Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau.

Duchess of Anhalt-Dessau, 1807-1863Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
  Margravine Louise of Brandenburg-Schwedt Frederick Henry, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt
(Hohenzollern)
24 September 1750 25 July 1767 1807
Principality elevated to the rank of Duchy
21 December 1811 Leopold III
  Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia Prince Louis Charles of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
30 September 1796 18 April 1818 30 August 1863
Duchies united forming the Duchy of Anhalt
1 January 1850 Leopold IV

Duchess of Anhalt, 1863–1918Edit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
  Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia Prince Louis Charles of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
30 September 1796 18 April 1818 30 August 1863
New title
1 January 1850 Leopold IV
  Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg Prince Eduard of Saxe-Altenburg
(Wettin)
17 April 1838 22 April 1854 22 May 1871
husband's accession
24 January 1904
husband's death
13 October 1908 Frederick I
  Princess Marie of Baden Prince William of Baden
(Zähringen)
26 July 1865 2 July 1889 24 January 1904
husband's accession
21 April 1918
husband's death
29 November 1939 Frederick II

Titular Duchess of Anhalt, 1918–presentEdit

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Princess Ceased to be Princess Death Spouse
  Elisabeth Strickrodt Ferdinand August Kurt Strickrodt 3 September 1903 3 March 1927 1929 5 January 1971 Joachim Ernst
Edda-Charlotte von Stephani-Marwitz
20 August 1905 15 October 1929 18 February 1947
husband's death
22 February 1986
Corina Krönlein Günther Krönlein
19 August 1961 21 July 1980 2014 Eduard, Prince of Anhalt