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Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt







Reign

Duke of Anhalt
September 13, 1918 - November 12, 1918 (1 month) (17)
Preceded by Eduard, Duke of Anhalt
Monarchy abolished on November 12, 1918


Life Data

Full Name Joachim Ernst Wilhelm Karl Albrecht Leopold Friedrich Moritz Erdmann
House Ascania
Birth January 11, 1901

Ballenstedt, Germany

Death February 18, 1947 (46 years)

Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Weimar, Germany


Parents

Eduard, Duke of Anhalt
Birth April 18, 1861
Father Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt (1831-1904)
Mother Antoinette, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg (1838-1908)
Death September 13, 1918 (57 years)


Louise Charlotte, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg
Birth August 11, 1873
Father Moritz, Prince of Saxe-Altenburg (1829-1907)
Mother Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Meiningen (1843-1919)
Death April 14, 1953 (79 years)


Siblings

Number Name Marriages Children
1. Friederike, Princess of Anhalt

(1896-96) (10 months)

N/A N/A
2. Leopold, Prince of Anhalt

(1897-98) (1 year)

N/A N/A
3. Marie-Auguste, Princess of Anhalt

(1898-1983) (85 years)

Joachim, Prince of Prussia (1890-1920, m.1916 d.1920)

Johannes-Michael, Baron von Loën (1902-78, m.1926 d.1935)

1 son
4. Eugen, Prince of Anhalt

(1903-80) (77 years)

Anastasia Jungmeier

(1901-70, m.1935)

1 daughter
5. Wolfgang, Prince of Anhalt

(1912-36) (24 years)

N/A N/A


Paternal Grandparents

Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt
Birth April 29, 1831
Father Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt (1794-1871)
Mother Frederica, Princess of Prussia (1796-1850)
Death January 24, 1904 (72 years)


Antoinette, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg
Birth April 17, 1838
Father Eduard, Prince of Saxe-Altenburg (1804-52)
Mother Amalie, Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1815-41)
Death October 13, 1908 (70 years)


Maternal Grandparents

Moritz, Prince of Saxe-Altenburg
Birth October 24, 1829
Father Georg, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg (1796-1853)
Mother Marie Louise, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1803-62)
Death May 13, 1907 (77 years)


Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Meiningen
Birth August 6, 1843
Father Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1800-82)
Mother Marie Frederica, Princess of Hesse-Kassel (1804-88)
Death November 11, 1919 (76 years)


First Wife: Elisabeth Strickrodt

Birth September 3, 1903
Father Ferdinand Strickrodt (1875-1929)
Mother Ottilie Wettstein (1879-1925)
Death January 5, 1971 (67 years)


Marriage
March 3, 1927 - 1929 (1-2 years, divorced)


Second Wife: Editha Marwitz von Stephani

Birth August 20, 1905
Father Wilhelm Horn (1873-1937)
Mother Irmgard Marwitz (1883-1944)
Death February 22, 1986 (80 years)


Marriage
October 15, 1929 - February 18, 1947 (17 years, died)


Child 1: Alexandra, Princess of Anhalt

Full Name Marie Antoinette Elisabeth Alexandra Irmgard Edda Charlotte
Birth July 14, 1930
Death March 22, 1993 (62 years)


First Marriage
First Husband Karl-Heinz Guttmann (1911-2005)
First Husband's Parents Karl Guttmann (1883-1943)

Anna Klinger (1889-1947)

First Marriage May 24, 1957 - April 8, 1968 (10 years, divorced)


Children from First Marriage
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Joachim Ernst Guttmann

(1963-) (58 years)

Bettina Pahn

(1973-, m.2006)

1 son


Second Marriage
Second Husband Max Riederer (1916-2000)
Second Husband's Parents Georg Riederer (1884-1950)

Margaretha von Speck (1891-1963)

Second Marriage December 20, 1974 - December 3, 1976 (1 year)


Child 2: Anna Luise, Princess of Anhalt

Full Name Anna Luise Marie Friederike Elisabeth Alice
Birth March 26, 1933
Death November 1, 2003 (70 years)


Marriage
Husband Thomas Beverly Birch (1927-2016)
Husband's Parents Thomas Byron Birch (1896-1973)

Anne Langdon (1902-78)

Marriage August 5, 1966 - 1970 (3-4 years, divorced)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. James Birch

(1967-) (54 years)

Dagmar Ruffershöfer

(1971-, m.2006)

2 daughters


Child 3: Friedrich, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt

Full Name Leopold Friedrich Franz Sieghard Hubertus Erdmann
Birth April 11, 1938
Death October 9, 1963 (25 years)


Child 4: Edda, Princess of Anhalt

Full Name Edda Adelheid Antoinette Emma Elisabeth
Birth January 30, 1940 (81 years)


Marriage
Husband Albert Darboven (1936-)
Husband's Parents Albert Hopusch (1909-48)

Johanna Margarethe Wagner (1912-56)

Marriage December 20, 1973 - Present (47 years)


Child 5: Eduard, Prince of Anhalt

Full Name Eduard Julius Ernst August
Birth December 3, 1941 (79 years)


Marriage
Wife Corinne Krönlein (1961-)
Wife's Parents Günther Krönlein (1928-2009)

Anneliese Benz (1937-)

Marriage July 21, 1980 - 2014 (33-34 years, divorced)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Katharina, Princess of Anhalt

(1980-) (41 years)

Marc Bernath

(1977-, m.2008)

1 son
2. Eilika, Princess of Anhalt

(1985-) (36 years)

N/A 1 son, 1 daughter
3. Felicitas, Princess of Anhalt

(1993-) (28 years)

N/A N/A
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