Johann-Georg II (May 31, 1613 – August 22, 1680) was the Elector of Saxony from 1656 to 1680. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin. Johann-Georg II, Elector of Saxony
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Catherine of Saxony (1421–1476) Electress of Brandenburg. Name variations: Katharina of Saxony. Born in 1421; died on August 23, 1476; daughter of Fredrick I the Warlike (b. 1370), elector of Saxony; sister of Anna of Saxony (1420–1462); married Frederick II the Iron (1413–1471), elector of Brandenburg (r. 1440–1470, abdicated), on June 11, 1441; children: Dorothea of Brandenburg (1446 ...
The Electorate of Saxony (Kurfürstentum Sachsen, also Kursachsen) was a state of the Holy Roman Empire established when Emperor Charles IV raised the Ascanian duchy of Saxe-Wittenberg to the status of an Electorate by the Golden Bull of 1356.
Frederick was the only elector who voted against Ferdinand; even the Protestant prince-electors John George I of Saxony and John Sigismund of Brandenburg adhered to the tradition of supporting the Habsburg Imperial candidate.
The Prince-Elector of Saxony(German:Kurfürst von Sachsen) is the hereditary head of state and head of government of theElectorate of Saxony. 1 Title and Style 2 History 3 List 4 Footnotes The official title of the current Prince-Elector of Saxony is: His Serene Highness, John Frederick von Wettin, Prince-Elector of Saxony, Duke of Anhalt, Margrave of Meissen, Langrave of Hesse, Landgrave of ...#NameBeganEnded1Rudolf I135613562Rudolf II135613703Wenceslaus137013884Rudolf III13881419
Ernst, Elector of Saxony. Mother. Elisabeth of Bavaria. Religion. Roman Catholic. Wall sculpture depicting Queen Christina together with her husband King John II and their son Francis. Christina of Saxony (born Torgau, 25 December 1461 – died Odense, 8 December 1521), was queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden as the wife of King John .
The family split into two ruling branches in 1485 when the sons of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony divided the territories hitherto ruled jointly. The elder son Ernest, who had succeeded his father as Prince-elector, received the territories assigned to the Elector (Electorate of Saxony) and Thuringia, while his younger brother Albert obtained the March of Meissen, which he ruled from Dresden.
Catherine of Saxony (Katharina von Sachsen; 24 July 1468 – 10 February 1524), a member of the House of Wettin, was the second wife of Sigismund, Archduke of Austria and Regent of Tyrol. Life. Born in Grimma, Catherine was the eldest child of Duke Albert III of Saxony and his wife, the Bohemian princess Sidonie of Poděbrady.
History and naming This market event was first mentioned in 1434, under Friedrich II, Elector of Saxony, when it was held the Monday before Christmas on the Altmarkt square. Originally, it was a one-day market to provide the citizens of Dresden with the sale of meat for the Christmas meal after the traditional Advent period of fasting.