- Ernest (24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.
Ernest (24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486. Ernst was the founder and progenitor of the Ernestine line of Saxon princes ,  and a direct patrilineal ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom), Michael, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach), Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen (Saxe-Meiningen) and Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha).
Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1381–1428), Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1464–1486) and Frederick II, Elector of Saxony (1428–1464); Fürstenzug, Dresden, Germany. He was the second son (but fourth in order of birth) of the eight children of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony and Margaret of Austria, sister of Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor.
Personal data Ernst Elector of Saxony Source 1 He was born on March 24, 1441 in Meissen, Dresden, Thueringen, Electorate of Saxony. He died on August 26, 1486 in Colditz, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, he was 45 years old.
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Ernest, Elector of Saxony was the last man who ruled over the whole of Saxony. Namely, in 1485 he gave part of Saxony to his younger brother Albert, and it remained separate ever since. Indeed, the two branches of the Saxon princes’ family were split into the Ernestine and Albertine dynasty, named after those two rulers.
Frederick II Ernest (Elector) of SAXONY. - Frederick II Ernest (Elector) of SAXONY.
Ernest, Elector of Saxony Ernst, Elector of Saxony (Meissen, 24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486 in Colditz) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.
Pedigree: Ernest (Ernst; I) de WETTIN (Elector) of SAXONY.
Ernest II of Saxony (26 or 27 June 1464 – 3 August 1513 in Halle) was Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1476 until his death, and from 1480 until his death also Administrator of Halberstadt. Ernest II of Saxony
Ernest, Elector of Saxony (1464–1486), Frederick II, Elector of Saxony (1428–1464) and Albert III, Duke of Saxony (1486–1500); Fürstenzug, Dresden, Germany. After Henry's death in 1435, and Sigismund was forced to renounce and became a bishop in (1440), Frederick and William divided their possessions. In the Division of Altenburg in 1445, William III received the Thuringian and Frankish part, and Frederick got the Eastern part of the principality.
Frederick III, byname Frederick the Wise, German Friedrich der Weise, (born Jan. 17, 1463, Torgau, Saxony—died May 5, 1525, Lochau, near Torgau), elector of Saxony who worked for constitutional reform of the Holy Roman Empire and protected Martin Luther after Luther was placed under the imperial ban in 1521. Succeeding his father, the elector Ernest, in 1486, Frederick allied himself with Berthold, archbishop of Henneberg, to promote imperial reforms that would increase the power of the ...