BiographyFriedrich von Anhalt-Dessau was born 27 December 1769 in Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany to Leopold III. von Anhalt-Dessau (1740-1817) and Luise von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1750-1811) and died 27 May 1814 in Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Amalie von Hessen-Homburg (1774-1846) 12 June 1792 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hesse, Germany. Notable ancestors include Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Denmark, Austria, Spain, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Hungary, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.