Albert III (German: Albrecht) (27 January 1443 – 12 September 1500) was a Duke of Saxony. He was nicknamed Albert the Bold or Albert the Courageous and founded the Albertine line of the House of Wettin .
A member of the House of Ascania, Albert was a younger son of Bernard III, Duke of Saxony, and Judith (Jutta) of Poland, daughter of Mieszko III the Old. After his father's death in 1212, the surviving sons of the late duke divided his lands according to the laws of the House of Ascania: The elder Henry received Anhalt and the younger Albert ...
Albert III, duke of Saxony, founder of the Albertine branch of the House of Wettin, and marshal of the Holy Roman Empire. Albert was the son of Frederick II, elector of Saxony. When he was 12 years of age, he and his brother Ernest were abducted by their father’s enemy, the Saxon noble Kunz von
Albert II of Saxony (Wittenberg upon Elbe, ca. 1250 – 25 August 1298, near Aken) was a son of Duke Albert I of Saxony and his third wife Helen of Brunswick and Lunenburg, a daughter of Otto the Child. He supported Rudolph I of Germany at his election as Roman king and became his son-in-law.
- Wittenberg upon Elbe
- Roman Catholic
- Helen of Brunswick and Lunenburg
- Albert I, Duke of Saxony
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Jan 03, 2017 · Albrecht der Beherzte Albert the Courageous. Links. Albrecht I Duke of Saxony Reign 7 September 1464 – 12 September 1500Predecessor Frederick II; Albrecht III Margrave of Meissen Reign 7 September 1464 – 12 September 1500
Biography. A member of the House of Ascania, Albert was a younger son of Bernard III, Duke of Saxony, and Brigitte of Denmark, daughter of Canute V of Denmark.After his father's death in 1212, the surviving sons of the late duke divided his lands according to the laws of the House of Ascania: The elder Henry received Anhalt and the younger Albert the Saxon duchy.
- c. 1175
- Bernard III, Duke of Saxony
- 7 October 1260(1260-10-07) (aged 84–85)
- Brigitte of Denmark
Albert I (German: Albrecht I. ) (c. 1175 – 7 October 1260) was a Duke of Saxony, Angria, and Westphalia; Lord of Nordalbingia; Count of Anhalt; and Prince-elector and Archmarshal of the Holy Roman Empire. Even though his grandfather Albert the Bear had held the Saxon dukedom between 1138 and 1142, t
Albert III (German language:Albrecht) (27 January 1443 – 12 September 1500) was a Duke of Saxony. He was nicknamed Albert the Bold or Albert the Courageous and founded the Albertine line of the House of Wettin. Albert was born in Grimma as the third and youngest son (but fifth child in order of birth) of Frederick II the Gentle, Elector of Saxony, and Margarete of Austria, sister of ...
- (1443-01-27)27 January 1443 Grimma
- Roman Catholicism
- 12 September 1500(1500-09-12) (aged 57) Emden
- Sidonie Podiebrad of Bohemia
Jan 22, 2019 · Bernard II, Duke of Saxony. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bernard II (c. 995 – 29 June 1059) was the Duke of Saxony (1011 – 1059), the third of the Billung dynasty, a son of Bernard I and Hildegard. He had the rights of a count in Frisia. Bernard expanded the powers of the duke in Saxony and is regarded as the greatest of the ...