Today in History - September 9th. 1700 - Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

Princess Anna Sophie of Swarzburg-Rudolstadt was born on September 9th. 1700
in Rudolstadt. That city is located in the German Bundesland of Thuringia (near the
Thuringian Forest)


Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt- Source picture: Wikipedia


She was the daughter of Louis Frederick I, Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt and
Anna Sophie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. 

On January 2nd. 1723 she married Franz Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Saalfeld.
They had 8 children. Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt was the
great-grandmother of inter alia King Leopold I of Belgium and the 
great-great grandmother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom!

She died on December 8th. 1780 in Römhild.  
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