Ernst I of Saxe-Coburg-GothaErnst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
, (January 2
was the son of
Duke Francis Frederick of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield
and Countess Auguste Reuss zu Ebersdorf und Lobenstein
On 31 Jul 1817 at Gotha he married
Luise, Pss of Saxe-Gotha (1800-1831)
from whom he was divorced in 1826.
On December 23,1832 at Coburg he married his niece, Marie, Duchess of Württemberg (1799-1860).
He had two children with his first wife:
- Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1818-1893)
- Albert, Prince Consort of Great Britain and Ireland (1819-1861)