Edward, Prince of Saxe-Weimar
|Birthname||William Augustus Edward|
|born on||11 October 1823 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )|
|Place||London, England, 51n30, 0w10|
|Timezone||LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||17°51' 16°54 Asc. 08°06'|
British military officer of German parents. After a career in the Grenadier Guards, he became Major General commanding the Brigade of Guards and General Officer Commanding the Home District in 1870, General Officer Commanding Southern District in October 1878 and Commander-in-Chief, Ireland in October 1885. He was promoted to field marshal in 1897 despite his career including no great military achievements.
On 27 November 1851 Edward married, morganatically, Lady Augusta Katherine Gordon-Lennox (a daughter of Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond), who was created Countess of Dornburg by the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar the day before the wedding. They had no children.
On 13 November 1902 Edward suffered an attack of appendicitis, followed by acute congestion of the kidneys on 14 November. His condition worsened and he died at 3 AM on 16 November 1902, aged 79, in Portland Place, London.
- child->parent relationship with Ida, Princess of Saxe-Meiningen (born 25 June 1794)
- child->parent relationship with Karl Bernhard, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (born 30 May 1792)
- sibling relationship with Amalia, Princess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (born 20 May 1830)
- Relationship : Marriage 27 November 1851 (Lady Augusta Katherine Gordon-Lennox)
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Sy Scholfield quotes from 'Births,' The Times (London, England), Tuesday, 14 Oct. 1823, p. 3: "The Duchess of Saxe Weimar was safely delivered at a quarter before 12 o'clock on Saturday night, of a fine male infant, at the residence of the Duke and Duchess of Clarence, at Bushey."
Time of death from 'Prince Edward Of Saxe-Weimar,' The Times (London, England), 17 Nov. 1902, p. 10.
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
- Family : Parenting : Kids none
- Vocation : Military : Military career
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach)