Duchy of Saxe-Jena
|Status||State of the Holy Roman Empire|
|Historical era||Middle Ages|
• Partitioned from
• Ducal line extinct;
restored to Saxe-Weimar
The Duchy of Saxe-Jena was one of the Ernestine duchies of the House of Wettin.
Part of the Duchy of Saxe-Weimar was given to Bernhard, the fourth son of Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar in 1672. The second duke had no male heirs to inherit the title, so the territory was taken back by Saxe-Weimar when the second duke died in 1690. .
Dukes of Saxe-Jena[change | change source]
Reincorporated into Saxe-Weimar