Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt

Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt

Prussian Princess
Born Jun 10, 1898

Princess Marie Auguste of Anhalt was the daughter of Eduard, Duke of Anhalt and his wife Princess Louise Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg.

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1898 Birth On 10 June 1898, Marie-Auguste was born in Ballenstedt, Anhalt, Germany, to the then Prince Eduard of Anhalt and his wife Princess Louise of Saxe-Altenburg. … Read More


1916 18 Years Old On 11 March 1916 in Berlin, Marie-Auguste married Prince Joachim of Prussia, the youngest son of German Emperor William II. … Read More


1920 22 Years Old After her father-in-law Emperor Wilhelm's abdication, her husband was unable to accept his new status as a commoner and fell into a deep depression, finally committing suicide by gunshot on 18 July 1920 in Potsdam. … Read More
1921 23 Years Old This was later declared to have been illegal, and his mother was given full custody of him in 1921. … Read More
1922 24 Years Old In 1922, Marie-Auguste sued ex-Emperor Wilhelm for financial support that had been promised in her and Joachim's marriage contract. Wilhelm's attorney argued that the House of Hohenzollern laws were no longer valid, and therefore there was no obligation to support her. On 27 September 1926, she remarried to Johannes-Michael Freiherr von Loën, a childhood friend. They were divorced in 1935, and Marie-Auguste reverted to her maiden name. … Read More


1980 82 Years Old In 1980, Princess Marie Auguste adopted Hans Robert Lichtenberg, and he took the name of Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt. … Read More
1983 85 Years Old Princess Marie Auguste died on 22 May 1983 at Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.
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