Anna Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt

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Anna Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Anna Sophia Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt, duchess of Saxe-Eisenach.jpg
Anna Sophia Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Duchess of Saxe-Eisenach.
Duchess consort of Saxe-Eisenach
Reign 1729–1741
Born (1706-12-24)24 December 1706
Berlin
Died 3 January 1751(1751-01-03) (aged 44)
Sangerhausen
Spouse Wilhelm Heinrich, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
House Hohenzollern
Father Margrave Albert Frederick of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Mother Maria Dorothea Kettler of Courland and Semigallia

Anna Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt (24 December 1706 – 3 January 1751), was a German noblewoman and member of the House of Hohenzollern and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Eisenach.

Born in Berlin, she was the third of seven children born from the marriage of Margrave Albert Frederick of Brandenburg-Schwedt (a younger brother of King Frederick I of Prussia) and Maria Dorothea Kettler, by birth Princess of Courland and Semigallia. From Anna Sophie's six older and younger siblings, only four survive adulhtood: three brothers (Charles Frederick Albert, Frederick and Frederick William; all died unmarried and without legitimate issue) and one sister (Sophie Fredericka Albertine, by marriage Princess of Anhalt-Bernburg).[1]

Life[edit]

In Berlin on 3 June 1723 Anna Sophie married Wilhelm Heinrich, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Eisenach as his second wife. They had no children.[2]

She became in Duchess consort of Saxe-Eisenach after the accession of her husband on 14 January 1729.

Anna Sophie died in Sangerhausen aged 44,[3] having survived her husband by nine years. She was buried in Halle.[1]

Notes[edit]

Anna Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Born: 24 December 1706 Died: 3 January 1751
German royalty
Preceded by
Marie Christine Felizitas of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg-Heidesheim
Duchess consort of Saxe-Eisenach
1729–1741
Succeeded by
Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth