Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg

Princess Charlotte Agnes
Princess Sigismund of Prussia
Princess Charlotte with her family ca. 1906. In the picture: Duke Ernst II, Princess Elisabeth, Hereditary Prince George Moritz, Duchess Adelaide with Prince Frederick and in the back Princess Charlotte.
Spouse Prince Sigismund of Prussia
Princess Barbara
Prince Alfred
Full name
Charlotte Agnes Ernestine Augusta Bathildis Marie Therese Adolfine
House House of Hohenzollern
House of Saxe-Altenburg
Father Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
Mother Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe
Born 4 March 1899(1899-03-04)
Potsdam, Prussia
Died 16 February 1989(1989-02-16) (aged 89)
Hemmelmark, West Germany

Princess Charlotte Agnes of Saxe-Altenburg (German: Prinzessin Charlotte Agnes von Sachsen-Altenburg; 4 March 1899 – 16 February 1989) was the eldest child of Ernst II, the last reigning duke of Saxe-Altenburg.


Marriage and family

On 11 July 1919 at Hemmelmark, she married Prince Sigismund of Prussia, the second son of Prince Heinrich of Prussia, brother of Wilhelm II, German Emperor.[1]

They had two children:

Her granddaughters Donata and Edwina, are the only remaining senior members of the House of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

Titles, styles, honours, and arms

Titles and styles

  • 4 March 1899 – 11 July 1919: Her Highness Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg
  • 11 July 1919 – 16 February 1989: Her Royal Highness Princess Sigismund of Prussia



  1. ^ Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 162.

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