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      • Christian I of Saxony (29 October 1560 in Dresden – 25 September 1591 in Dresden) was Elector of Saxony from 1586 to 1591. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin . He was the sixth but second surviving son of Elector Augustus of Saxony and Anna of Denmark.,_Elector_of_Saxony
  1. May 03, 2022 · The electors of Saxony from John the Steadfast onwards have been Lutheran until Augustus II of Saxony converted to Catholicism in order to be elected King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. His descendants (including all Kings of Saxony) have since been Catholic. Contents 1 Old Saxony 1.1 Independent Saxony

    838 – 840
    Comes et marchio
    850 – 12 March 864 or 866
    Comes et marchio
    12 March 864 or 866 – 2 February 880
    Comes et marchio
    2 February 880 – 30 November 912
    first Duke of the Younger stem duchy
  2. Apr 27, 2022 · February 9, 1526 Martin Luther writes a letter to Elector Johann of Saxony [1] concerning Philip Melanchthon’s [2] salary. Quotation: Grace and peace in Christ! Most serene, noble Prince, most gracious Lord! When Your Grace reorganized the University, [3] you ordered that Melanchthon should have 200 gulden a year as salary. [4]

  3. Apr 29, 2022 · February 21, 1526 – Today's Luther February 21, 1526 Martin Luther writes a letter to Elector Johann of Saxony on behalf of five elderly Franciscan friars in Wittenberg’s Gray Cloister. Among the many monasteries that were deserted as a result of the Reformation was the Gray Cloister of the Franciscans in Wittenberg. [1]

  4. May 09, 2022 · Electorate, Friedrich Christian, Elector (1763), titular Prince-Regent of Poland Dresden mint O AR 2/3 Thaler, 34.3 mm, 13.75 g. World Coins / GERMAN STATES – SAXONY-ALBERTINE 1763 FWoF 2/3 Thaler Friedrich Christian

  5. She was a daughter of John George I, Elector of Saxony, and his spouse Princess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia. She was engaged in 1627 and married in 1630. Her marriage was arranged by the Danish queen Dowager Sophie, and the duchess Dowager of Saxony, Hedwig of Denmark. In her dowry, she brought paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder .

  6. Apr 28, 2022 · Königstein Fortress, Saxony, Germany The castle acted as a monastery until the mid-16th century, then in 1588 it began serving as a state prison and the following year Christian I, the Elector of Saxony, converted the grounds into a fortress.

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