Amalie Auguste of Bavaria

Amalie Auguste of Bavaria

Amalie Auguste (Munich, November 13 1801 - Dresden, November 8 1877) was a Princess of Bavaria and Queen of Saxony.


Amalie was the fourth child of King Maximilian I of Bavaria and his second wife Karoline of Baden.
She was the twin sister of Elizabeth Louise, later Queen of Prussia as wife of Frederick William IV of Prussia. Three other sisters married King Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria and Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria. Amalie Auguste married on November 22 1822 Prince John of Saxony, who became King of Saxony between 1854 and 1873.
John and Amelia had nine children:

*Maria Auguste (1827-1857)
*Albert (1828-1902). Married Princess Carola, daughter of Crown Prince Gustav of Sweden
*Maria Elisabeth (1830-1912). Married first Ferdinando, Prince of Savoy and Sardinia, and second Niccolo Marchese Rapallo.
*Friedrich August Ernst (1831-1847)
*George (1832-1904). Married Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal
*Maria Sidonia (1834-1862)
*Anna (1836-1859). Married Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany.
*Margaretha (1840-1858). Married her cousin Archduke Carl Ludwig of Austria.
*Sophie (1845-1867). Married her cousin Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (brother of Empress Elisabeth of Austria).


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1= 1. Amalie Auguste of Bavaria
2= 2. Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
3= 3. Caroline of Baden
4= 4. Count Palatine Frederick Michael of Zweibrücken
5= 5. Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach
6= 6. Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden
7= 7. Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt
8= 8. Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
9= 9. Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken
10= 10. Joseph Karl Emanuel August, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
11= 11. Countess Palatine Elizabeth Augusta Sophie of Neuburg
12= 12. Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
13= 13. Landgravine Karoline Luise of Hesse-Darmstadt
14= 14. Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
15= 15. Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken
16= 16. Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
17= 17. Countess Katharina Agathe of Rappoltstein
18= 18. Ludwig Kraft, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
19= 19. Countess Philippine Henriette of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
20= 20. Theodore, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
21= 21. Marie Eleonore of Hessen-Rheinfels
22= 22. Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine
23= 23. Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł
24= 24. Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach
25= 25. Princess Amelia of Nassau-Dietz
26= 26. Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
27= 27. Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg and Müntzenberg
28= 28. Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (= 26)
29= 29. Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg and Müntzenberg (= 27)
30= 30. Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (= 8)
31= 31. Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken (= 9)


Petermann, Karl: Der König Johann und die Königin Amalie von Sachsen, sowie die Feier ihres goldenen Ehejubiläums; in: Erzählungen. O.Author, o.J.

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