Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800–1831)

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Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800–1831)

Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Born Dorothea Louise Pauline Charlotte Fredericka Augusta on December 21, 1800, in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany; died on August 30, 1831, in Paris, France; daughter of Louise Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1779–1801) and August, duke of Saxe-Gotha; married Ernest I (1784–1844), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, on July 31, 1817 (divorced 1826); children: Ernest II, duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818–1893); Prince Albert Saxe-Coburg (1819–1861, who married Queen Victoria ). One year after the death of Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Ernest I married Mary of Wurttemberg (1799–1860).