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  1. Edit Facts. Johann Georg I. von Sachsen, Kurfürst von Sachsen, was born 5 March 1585 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany to Christian I. von Sachsen (1560-1591) and Sophie von Brandenburg (1568-1622) and died 8 October 1656 Dresden, Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Sibylle Elisabeth von Württemberg (1584-1606) 16 September 1604 in ...

  2. The House; The Collection; Conservation; Staff; Board of Trustees; Contact; ... (b. 1585; Elector of Saxony 1611–56) Advanced Search. Johann Georg I of Wettin (b ...

  3. Schloss Pretzsch, 19 September 1696), married firstly on 4 November 1681 to Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and secondly on 17 April 1692 to Johann Georg IV, Elector of Saxony. By her first marriage, Eleonore was the mother of the Queen Caroline of Brandeburg-Ansbach, wife of the King George II of Great Britain.

  4. May 8, 2012 - John George I, lived 1585–1656, Elector of Saxony from 1611 to 1656. Son of the Elector Christian I and Sophie of Brandenburg. married firstly Sibylle Elisabeth of Württemberg, then Magdalene Sibylle, daughter of Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia. 3X maternal great-grandfather of Catherine the Great.

  5. elector of Saxony from 1611, and the “foremost Lutheran prince” of Germany, whose policies lost for Saxony opportunities for ascendancy and territorial expansion. The leader of the German Lutherans ( Lutheranism ), for most of his life John George proved an implacable enemy of Calvinism and preached obedience to the Habsburg (

  6. Founder of The Order of the White Eagle in 1705. Frederick Augustus II/III (1696- 1763) Elector of Saxony. King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Frederick Augustus II (1696- 1763) Elector of Saxony from 1733, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1734 as Augustus III. Known as Augustus the Saxon or Augustus the Fat.

  7. John Frederick I, 1503–54, elector (1532–47) and duke (1547–54) of Saxony; last elector of the Ernestine branch of the house of Wettin.Like his father, John the Steadfast, whom he succeeded, John Frederick was a devout Lutheran.

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