Christian II of Saxony (23 September 1583 – 23 June 1611) was Elector of Saxony from 1591 to 1611. He was born in Dresden, the eldest son of Christian I of Saxony and Sophie of Brandenburg. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin. Christian succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony in 1591 at the age of eight.
Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (1463 – 1525) also known as Frederick the Wise played an important role in the Protestant Reformation by using his political power to protect Martin Luther and other German Reformers from being executed by the Papacy.
Early life. John George was born in Dresden, the only son of John George II and Magdalene Sybille of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.. John George succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony when he died, in 1680; he was also appointed Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire.
At length in September 1645 the elector was compelled to agree to a truce with the Swedes, who, however, retained Leipzig; and as far as Saxony was concerned this ended the Thirty Years' War. After the peace of Westphalia, which with regard to Saxony did little more than confirm the treaty of Prague, John George died on 8 October 1656.
Maurice, Duke and Elector of Saxony (1521-53) was a German prince best known for betraying the Protestant cause in the 1540s before turning on Charles V at the start of the 1550s and forming an alliance with the French. In 1485 Saxony had been split between the brothers Ernest and Albert.
John George I of Saxony (German: Johann Georg I) (5 March 1585 – 8 October 1656) was Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656. His reign coincided with much of the Thirty Years' War, during which the Protestant John George often aligned with whichever side could guarantee that he would retain his lands. He was aligned for a time with Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, but switched sides a few years ...
Prince-Elector of Saxony for less than three months in 1763. He was the third but eldest surviving son of Friedrich August II, Prince-Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, by his wife, Maria Josepha of Austria. In Munich on 13 June 1747 (by proxy) and again in Dresden on 20 June 1747 (in person), Friedrich Christian married Maria Antonia of ...
‘Friedrich III, the Wise, Elector of Saxony’ was created in 1532 by Lucas Cranach the Elder in Northern Renaissance style. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
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Based on Original: Circa 1580 Saxony Overall length: 14" Blade length: 9" Blade width: 1.06" A replica of one of the daggers worn by the bodyguard of the Elector of Saxony, this is one of the most beautiful parrying daggers of this style. Worthy of a place on any gentleman's belt. The heavily fullered blade is mounted