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  1. George, Duke of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony, was Duke of Saxony from 1500 to 1539 known for his opposition to the Reformation. While the Ernestine line embraced Lutheranism, the Albertines were reluctant to do so. Despite George's efforts to avoid a succession by a Lutheran upon his death in 1539, he could not prevent it from happening. Under the Act of Settlement of 1499, Lutheran Henry IV became the new duke. Upon his accession, Henry introduced Lutheranism as a state religion in the Albertine lands of

  2. George, King of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    He succeeded Albert I as King of Saxony on 19 June 1902, albeit for just a brief two-year reign. He died in Pillnitz and was succeeded by his eldest son, Frederick Augustus III (1865–1932), who was deposed in 1918. King George was a controversial figure. He divorced by royal decree his eldest son from his daughter-in-law, Crown Princess Luise.

    • 19 June 1902 – 15 October 1904
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  3. George, Duke of Saxony

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    George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony (Meissen, 27 August 1471 – Dresden, 17 April 1539), was duke of Saxony from 1500 to 1539. Duke George was a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. 1 Early life 2 Marriage and children

  4. George (The Bearded) of Saxony | Encyclopedia.com

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    George was the cousin of Frederick the Wise, Elector of Saxony, who became Martin Luther 's protector and strongest supporter. His excellent education was heavily weighted toward theology because he was a younger son and destined for service in the Church rather than for political life.

  5. George,_Duke_of_Saxony : definition of George,_Duke_of_Saxony ...

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    George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony (Meissen, 27 August 1471 – Dresden, 17 April 1539), was duke of Saxony from 1500 to 1539. Duke George was a member of the Order of the Golden Fleece. 1 Early life 2 Marriage and children

  6. George, King of Saxony | Military Wiki | Fandom

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    George (German language: Friedrich August Georg Ludwig Wilhelm Maximilian Karl Maria Nepomuk Baptist Xaver Cyriacus Romanus ; 8 August 1832 – 15 October 1904) was a King of Saxony of the House of Wettin. Contents[show] Life George was born in the Saxon capital Dresden. He was the second son of...

  7. List of rulers of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    In fact, George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg was a great-great-grandson of Magnus I through his great-grandmother Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg. His descendants became Monarchs of Great Britain from 1714 on.

  8. John George II, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    In 1658 John George was accepted into the Fruitbearing Society, through the patronage of Duke William of Saxe-Weimar. [ citation needed ] His enormous expenditure on the arts compelled John George in 1661 to grant greater control over monetary matters to the estates, a step which laid the foundation of the later system of finance in Saxony.

  9. John George I, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    John George I (German: Johann Georg I.) (5 March 1585 – 8 October 1656) was Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656.

  10. Maurice, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    Henry was the younger brother of George, Duke of Saxony. In December 1532, Maurice, aged 11, came to live at the castle of his godfather Cardinal Albert of Brandenburg, Archbishop of Magdeburg and Archbishop of Mainz. For two years, he lived a contemplative life until his uncle Duke George demanded his return to Saxony.