Princess Anastasia Louise of Saxony Duchess of Saxony
Dowager Margravine of Meissen
Princess Anastasia Louise of Anhalt was born in 1940. She spent
her childhood in Straubing and attended grammar school in the
monastery of Zangberg near Mühldorf and later in Frauenchiemsee.
After her family had moved to La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland, in
1961, she married Prince Maria Emanuel of Saxony Duke of Saxony on
23 June 1962 in Vevey, Switzerland. As Margravine, she always
assisted her husband in all obligations arising from his post as
Head of the Royal House of Wettin. Since Margrave Maria Emanuel’s
death, she advises and supports Margrave Alexander and Margravine
Gisela in their diverse tasks at the top of the House of Wettin.
The Dowager Margravine Anastasia Louise lives in La Tour
Decorations and memberships
The Dowager Margravine Anastasia Louise is member of the Order of
St. Henry. Amongst others, she has been awarded the St. Henry
Badge of honour with crown and laurel wreath for the preservation
of culture and Christianity.
Prince Eugen of Anhalt Duke of Saxony Count of Ascania
(* 17 April 1903 in Dessau, † 2 September 1980 in La Tour de
Peilz, Switzerland). He married on 2 October 1935 in Munich
(* 25 July 1901 in Straubing,
† 19 February 1970 in Vevey,