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Empress Augusta in Koblenz by 1850 to 1889

Described in the Weimar period, the prince's daughter as a princess of Prussia, then a queen, and finally lived as German Empress Augusta in Koblenz. Augusta was the second daughter of Grand Duke Carl Friedrich and the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna Romanova, a sister of Tsar Alexander I.. of Russia. While her father was a shy man, whose preferred reading to the end of his life story were, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe called her mother "one of the best and most important women of her time". Augusta even received a comprehensive education that[...]