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  1. Maurice, Elector of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    Maurice (21 March 1521 – 9 July 1553) was Duke (1541–47) and later Elector (1547–53) of Saxony. His clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity.

  2. Maurice | elector of Saxony | Britannica

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    Maurice, (born March 21, 1521, Freiberg, Saxony—died July 9, 1553, Sievershausen, Saxony), duke (1541–53) and later elector (1547–53) of Saxony, whose clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity.

  3. Maurice, Elector of Saxony | Military Wiki | Fandom

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    Maurice (21 March 1521 – 9 July 1553) was Duke (1541–47) and later Elector (1547–53) of Saxony. His clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity.

  4. Maurice, Duke and Elector of Saxony, 1521-53

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    Maurice, Duke and Elector of Saxony, 1521-53. 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.

  5. Maurice, Elector of Saxony wiki | TheReaderWiki

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    Maurice (21 March 1521 – 9 July 1553) was Duke (1541–47) and later Elector (1547–53) of Saxony. His clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity. Maurice was the fourth child but first son of the future Henr

  6. Maurice of Saxony - NNDB

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    Maurice, Elector of Saxony, elder son of Henry, Duke of Saxony, belonging to the Albertine branch of the Wettin family, was born at Freiberg on the 21st of March 1521. In January 1541 he married Agnes, daughter of Philip, landgrave of Hesse.

  7. Maurice, Elector of Saxony - Interesting stories about famous ...

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    May 18, 2019 · Maurice, Elector of Saxony : biography 21 March 1521 – 9 July 1553 In 1552 Maurice with the army of the Holy Roman Empire (11,000 men) marched into Hungary. The Ottomans besieged Eger, but the Black Death broke out in Hungary, and Maurice did not dare to move up his forces.Ágnes Várkonyi: Age of Reforms […]

  8. Maurice, Elector of Saxony

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    Anna of Saxony (23 December 1544 – 18 December 1577) was the heiress of Maurice, Elector of Saxony, and Agnes, eldest daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse. She married the Duke and later Elector Maurice of Saxony on 9 January 1541.

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    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.

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