Augustus II was called "the Strong" for his bear-like physical strength and for his numerous offspring (only one of them his legitimate child and heir). The most famous of the king's children born out of wedlock was Maurice de Saxe , a brilliant strategist who attained the highest military ranks in the kingdom of France.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_II_the_Strong
6 days ago · Augustus II was called "the Strong" for his bear-like physical strength and for his numerous offspring (only one of them his legitimate child and heir). The most famous of the king's children born out of wedlock was Maurice de Saxe , a brilliant strategist who attained the highest military ranks in the kingdom of France.
Apr 14, 2021 · Augustus II the Strong, elector of Saxony and another cousin of Charles XII, gained the Polish crown after the death of King John III Sobieski in 1696. His ambitions to transform the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth into an absolute monarchy were not realized due to the zealous nature of the Polish nobility and the previously initiated laws ...
- 22 February 1700 – 10 September 1721, (21 years, 6 months and 2 weeks and 5 days, N.S.)
- Coalition victory:, The Tsardom of Russia establishes itself as a new power in Europe, Decline of the Swedish Empire and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
- Northern Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe
- Treaty of Nystad: Russia gains the three dominions Estonia, Livonia and Ingria as well as parts of Kexholm and Viborg., Treaties of Stockholm: Prussia gains parts of Swedish Pomerania; Hanover gains Bremen-Verden., Treaty of Frederiksborg: Holstein–Gottorp loses its part of the Duchy of Schleswig to Denmark., Treaty of the Pruth: Azov and area is ceded back to the Ottoman Empire. Russia demolishes strategic castles such as Taganrog. Charles XII of Sweden gets safe passage from Turkey to Sweden in 1711.
Apr 13, 2021 · In 1707 the Emperor narrowly avoided war with Charles XII of Sweden, who had violated Austrian territory during his struggle with Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (Augustus II the Strong as king of Poland). In 1708 a conflict between the Emperor and the Pope reached a climax when Clement XI recognized Philip as king of Spain.
Apr 11, 2021 · …under William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II of England. Cumberland was marching to relieve Tournai, which the French had besieged. De Saxe prepared to meet the Allied attack from a strong defensive position, which included hastily constructed redoubts. The Allied attack was a direct frontal push,…
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