Anna Amalie, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

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Name
Anna Amalie, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Gender: F
born on 24 October 1739 at 17:16 (= 5:16 PM )
Place Wolfenbüttel, Germany, 52n10, 10e32
Timezone LMT m10e32 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Keller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 00°50' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 01°00 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 17°17'



Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Anna Amalie

Biography

German princess, composer and patron of the arts. She became the duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach by marriage, and was also regent of the states of Saxe-Weimar and Saxe-Eisenach from 1758 to 1775. She transformed her court and its surrounding into the most influential cultural centre of Germany.

Her husband died two years after their marriage and three months before their second son was born. She thus called for Wieland and Herder to help her in the education of the children. She gave generously to the arts, helping Goethe in many ways. Schiller came to Weimar, where theatre was flourishing. Important theatre groups followed and became attractions. She engaged Lessing to build the "Anna Amalia library". She composed chamber music and operas too.

She was the ninth child of Karl I (Charles I), her grandfather was Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia and her grandmother was Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia.

She died on 10 April 1807 in Weimar at age 67.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • (has as) benefactor relationship with Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (born 28 August 1749). Notes: she helped in his young years and was generous

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 16 March 1756 in Brunswick (Ernst August II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 3 September 1757 in Weimar (Thüringen) (Birth of Karl August, later Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach)
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  • Death of Mate 28 May 1758 in Weimar (Thüringen) (Ernst August II, her husband, died with 21 years)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 8 September 1758 in Weimar (Thüringen) (Birth of son Friedrich Ferdinand Konstantin after father's death)
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  • Death of Child 6 September 1793 in Neunkirchen/Saar (Death of Prince Friedrich Ferdinand Constantin)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 10 April 1807 in Weimar (Thüringen) (Age 67)
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Source Notes

Time: 17.16 LMT=17.30 LAT; TAE-4 via Arno Müller, Astro-Forschungsdaten Bd.3:234 Berühmte Frauen (Co-Autor: E.Lührs) Müller-Vlg. Waldmohr(D) 1993 BC/BR documented.

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Generous help for literature, theatre and music)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (The "Anna Amalien" book collection goes back to her)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Brunswick-Bevern by birth)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach by marriage)