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  1. John George II, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    Johann George II (31 May 1613 – 22 August 1680) was the Elector of Saxony from 1656 to 1680. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin.

  2. John George II | elector of Saxony | Britannica

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    May 27, 2021 · John George II, (born May 31, 1613, Dresden, Saxony—died Aug. 22, 1680, Freiberg, Saxony), elector of Saxony (1657–80), under whom Dresden became the musical centre of Germany.

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    He was the third (fourth in order of birth)[citation needed] but eldest surviving son of the Elector John George I of Saxony and Magdalene Sybille of Prussia, his second spouse.[citation needed]He succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony when John George I died on 8 October 1656. In 1657 John George made an arrangement with his three brothers with the object of preventing disputes over their separate territories, and in 1664 he entered into friendly relations with Louis XIV. He received money from the French king, but the existence of a strong anti-French party in Saxony induced him occasionally to respond to the overtures of the emperor Leopold I. The elector's primary interests were not in politics, but in music and art. He adorned Dresden, which under him became the musical centre of Germany; welcoming foreign musicians and others he gathered around him a large and splendid court, and his capital was the constant scene of musical and other festivals. He commissioned the building...

    In Dresden on 13 November 1638 John George married Magdalene Sibylle of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. They had three children:[citation needed] 1. Sibylle Marie (16 September 1642 – 27 February 1643) 2. Erdmuthe Sophie (25 February 1644 – 22 June 1670), married on 29 October 1662 to Christian Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth 3. John George III(20 June 1647 – 12 September 1691), his successor as Elector.

    Mary E. Frandsen: Crossing Confessional Boundaries. The Patronage of Italian Sacred Music in 17th Century Dresden. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-19-517831-9

  4. John George (II, Elector of Saxony) (The Diary of Samuel Pepys)

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    He was the third (fourth in order of birth) but eldest surviving son of the Elector Johann George I, Elector of Saxony and Magdalene Sybille of Prussia, his second spouse. He succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony when John George I died on 8 October 1656. In 1657 John George made an arrangement with his three brothers with the object of preventing disputes over their separate territories, and in 1664 he entered into friendly relations with Louis XIV. He received money from the French king, but the existence of a strong anti-French party in Saxony induced him occasionally to respond to the overtures of the emperor Leopold I. The elector's primary interests were not in politics, but in music and art. He adorned Dresden, which under him became the musical centre of Germany; welcoming foreign musicians and others he gathered around him a large and splendid court, and his capital was the constant scene of musical and other festivals. He commissioned the building of the first opera ho...

    In Dresden on 13 November 1638 John George married Magdalene Sibylle of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. They had three children: 1. Sibylle Marie (16 September 1642 – 27 February 1643) 2. Erdmuthe Sophie (25 February 1644 – 22 June 1670), married on 29 October 1662 to Christian Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth 3. John George III(20 June 1647 – 12 September 1691), his successor as Elector.

    Mary E. Frandsen: Crossing Confessional Boundaries. The Patronage of Italian Sacred Music in 17th Century Dresden. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-styl...

    • 8 October 1656 – 22 August 1680
    • 22 August 1680(1680-08-22) (aged 67), Tübingen
  5. John George II, Elector of Saxony | Eric Flint Wiki | Fandom

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    John George II (German: Johann Georg II) (31 May 1613 22 August 1680) was the Elector of Saxony from 1656 to 1680. He was the third (fourth in order of birth) but eldest surviving son of the Elector John George I of Saxony and Magdalene Sybille of Prussia, his second spouse.

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    • 22 August 1680
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  6. Medal Showing John George II, Elector of Saxony, Knight of ...

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    Hawkins, Edward, and British Museum. Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II. . London: British Museum, 1885. p. 572, no. 242.<br/><br/>Grueber, Herbert A

  7. Category:John George II, Elector of Saxony - Wikimedia

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    May 09, 2019 · Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656. Juan Jorge II (obra de Johann Finck, 1675) Upload media. Wikipedia. Name in native language. Johann Georg II. von Sachsen. Date of birth. 31 May 1613. Dresden.

  8. John George I, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    John George succeeded to the electorate on 23 June 1611 on the death of his elder brother, Christian II. The geographical position of the Electorate of Saxony rather than her high standing among the German Protestants gave her ruler much importance during the Thirty Years' War.

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  10. John George III, Elector of Saxony - geni family tree

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    Genealogy profile for John George III, Elector of Saxony Johann Georg III von Sachsen (Wettin, Albertiner), Kurfürst (1647 - 1691) - Genealogy Genealogy for Johann Georg III von Sachsen (Wettin, Albertiner), Kurfürst (1647 - 1691) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

    • June 20, 1647
    • Freiberg, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
    • Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
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