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 Christian August von Anhalt-Zerbst

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Christian August von Anhalt-Zerbst

Birth
Dornburg, Landkreis Jerichower Land, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Death 16 Mar 1747 (aged 56)
Zerbst, Landkreis Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Burial Zerbst, Landkreis Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Memorial ID 210106651 View Source
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Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, was the son of Johann Ludwig I, Prince of Anhalt-Dornburg, and his wife, Christine Eleonore of Zeutsch. He was married on November 8, 1727 in Vechelde, to Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, daughter of Prince Christian August of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, and sister of King Adolf Frederick of Sweden.

He was the father of Catherine II, the Great, Empress of Russia.

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He was originally interred in the Schlosskirche, Zerbst. He was disinterred in 1946 and reinterred in this location.


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