George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen

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George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (2 April 1826 – 25 June 1914), was the penultimate Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, reigning from 1866 to 1914. For his support for his successful court theatre he was also known as the Theaterherzog (theatre duke).

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George II
Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
Reign20 September 1866 – 25 June 1914
PredecessorBernhard II
SuccessorBernhard III
Born(1826-04-02)2 April 1826
Meiningen, Saxe-Meiningen
Died25 June 1914(1914-06-25) (aged 88)
Bad Wildungen, German Empire
(m. 1850; died 1855)
(m. 1858; died 1872)
(m. 1873)
IssueBernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
Prince Georg Albrecht
Princess Marie Elisabeth
Ernst, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen
Prince Frederick John
Prince Viktor
FatherBernhard II
MotherMarie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel

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