- Augustus III (Polish: August III Sas, Lithuanian: Augustas III; 17 October 1696 – 5 October 1763) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1734 until 1763, as well as Elector of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire from 1733 until 1763 where he was known as Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II).
Augustus III was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1734 until 1763, as well as Elector of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire from 1733 until 1763 where he was known as Frederick Augustus II. He was the only legitimate son of Augustus II the Strong, and converted to the Roman Catholicism in 1712 to secure his candidacy for the Polish throne. In 1719 he married Maria Josepha, daughter of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, and became Elector of Saxony following his father's death in 1733. Aug
Augustus III, also called Augustus Frederick, Polish August III Wettin, German August Friedrich, (born Oct. 17, 1696, Dresden, Saxony [Germany]—died Oct. 5, 1763, Dresden), king of Poland and elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus II), whose reign witnessed one of the greatest periods of disorder within Poland.
Royal Monogram Of King Augustus III of Poland. Upon the death of Augustus II in 1733, Augustus inherited the Saxon electorate and was elected to the Polish throne, with the support of the Russian Empire and the Holy Roman Empire.
Augustus III of Poland Augustus III, known as the Saxon (Polish: August III.
Augustus II, King of Poland Born May 12, 1670 Father John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647-91) (44 years) Mother Anna Sophie, Princess of Denmark (1647-1717) (70 years) Marriage 1693 - 1727 (34 years, widowed) Died February 1, 1733 (62 years)
Friedrich August III the Saxon Wettin of Poland, King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, Elector of Saxony, was born 17 November 1696 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany to August II of Poland (1670-1733) and Christiane Eberhardine von Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1671-1727) and died 5 November 1763 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes.
- 17 November 1696 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
- August II of Poland (1670-1733)
- 5 November 1763 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
- Maria Josepha von Österreich (1699-1757)
Augustus III, 1696–1763, king of Poland (1735–63) and, as Frederick Augustus II, elector of Saxony (1733–63); son of Augustus II Augustus II, 1670–1733, king of Poland (1697–1733) and, as Frederick Augustus I, elector of Saxony (1694–1733).
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The fighting in Poland resulted in the accession of Augustus III, who in addition to Russia and Saxony, was politically supported by the Habsburgs. Sophia-Dorothea, Queen in Prussia. Sophia-Dorothea disliked the king’s participation in the war on the Austrian side.
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