Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach


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, Ger. Sachsen-Weimar, former duchy, Thuringia, central Germany. The area passed in the division of 1485 to the Ernestine branch of the Wettin dynasty and remained with that branch after the redivision of the Wettin lands in 1547, when Elector John Frederick I
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Georg-Constantin of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, 41, was probably killed when his horse rolled on him, a postmortem showed.
Still another explanation for the Weimaraner's origin is that the breed was created by the Grand Duke Charles Augustus of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, who lived in the region for which the Weimaraner is named.
He was smitten with Carl Alexander von Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Edvard Collin, the son of his benefactor, and Harold Scharff, a dancer at the Royal Theatre.
After serving in the Prussian army, Knebel became tutor to Prince Konstantine of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Knebel's work on Pindar and his translations of the poetry of Propertius and Lucretius inspired Goethe to study them.