1818, Jun 241901, Jan 5
he ruler of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach as its grand duke from 1853 until his death. Karl Alexander renovated Wartburg Castle, and left his traces in many places in Eisenach. He was the protector of Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt, retained the tradition of Weimar's classical period, and gave the old part of Weimar a new and better appearance with the establishment of the Herders monuments, how/as country, and the double monument for Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.
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10/08/1842-Princess Charles Alexander weds her cousin Duke Sophie of the Netherlands
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