Saxe-Weimar was one of the Ernestine duchies. It was located in the central of today's Thuringia. The duchy was ruled by the Ernestine branch of the Wettin dynasty. It was formed 1572.

From 1741, the duchies of Saxe-Weimar and Saxony-Eisenach were governed in personal union, but formed two separate parts of the country. In 1809, the Ernestine duchies of Saxe-Weimar and Saxe-Eisenach were formally joined into one state. It became a Grand Duchy in 1815.

More information can you read in next the Folder "Saxony Duchies".

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