Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels (1673–1726)

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Magdalene Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels
Magdalena Sybilla of Saxe-Weissenfels,duchess of Saxe-Eisenach.jpg
Duchess consort of Saxe-Eisenach
Reign1708–1726
Born(1673-09-03)3 September 1673
Halle
Died28 November 1726(1726-11-28) (aged 53)
Eisenach
SpouseJohn William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
IssueChristiane Wilhelmine, Princess of Nassau-Usingen
HouseHouse of Wettin
FatherJohann Adolf I, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels
MotherJohanna Magdalena of Saxe-Altenburg

Magdalene Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels (3 September 1673 – 28 November 1726), was a German noblewoman member of the House of Wettin (Albertine line) and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Eisenach.

Born in Halle, she was the oldest daughter and first child of Duke Johann Adolf I of Saxe-Weissenfels and his wife Johanna Magdalena, the daughter of Duke Frederick William II of Saxe-Altenburg. She was named after her paternal great-grandmother, Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia.

Life[edit]

In Weissenfels on 28 July 1708, Magdalene Sibylle married John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach as his third wife. They had three children, of whom only one survive adulthood:

  1. Johanna Magdalene Sophie (Eisenach, 19 August 1710 - Eisenach, 26 February 1711).
  2. Christiane Wilhelmine (Altenkirchen, 3 September 1711 - Idstein, 27 November 1740), married on 26 November 1734 to Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen.
  3. John William (Marksuhl, 28 January 1713 - Eisenach, 8 May 1713).

She died in Eisenach aged 53 and was buried in the Georgenkirche, Eisenach.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach line in: Royaltyguide.nl Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine [retrieved 29 September 2014].

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Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels (1673–1726)
Born: 3 September 1673 Died: 28 November 1726
German royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Christine Juliane of Baden-Durlach
Duchess consort of Saxe-Eisenach
1708–1726
Vacant
Title next held by
Marie Christine Felizitas of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg-Heidesheim