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  1. AUGUSTUS II., THE STRONG: By: Herman Rosenthal Table of Contents Assisted in Election by Jews. Measures Against the Jews. Assisted in Election by Jews. Elector of Saxony 1694-1733, and from 1697 king of Poland with the title Frederick Augustus I.; born at Dresden May 12, 1670; died at Warsaw Feb. 1, 1733.

  2. A personal union with Saxony, where Augustus II was a strong ruler, seemed at first to offer some advantages to Poland. A king with a power base of his own might reform the Commonwealth, which was still a huge state and potentially a great power. But such hopes proved vain. Pursuing schemes of dynastic greatness, Augustus II involved unwilling Poland in a coalition war against Charles XII of ...

  3. Jan 8, 2023 · Augustus II the Strong of the Albertine line of the House of Wettin was Elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus I ), Imperial Vicar and became King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (as Augustus II). Augustus' great physical strength earned him the nicknames "the Strong", "the Saxon Hercules" and "Iron-Hand."

  4. Description A hard-paste standing figure of Augustus the Strong holding a scroll in his right hand. He stands with his left hand on his hip and his left leg forward whilst wearing a laurel wreath, silver armour and a voluminous purple cloak, sword at his waist. The figure has a hexagonal base decorated with gilt lines.

  5. Augustus II, nicknamed "the Strong" (May 12, 1670 – February 1, 1733; (Polish: August II Mocny; German: August II der Starke) was Elector of Saxony (where he was known as Frederick Augustus I) from 1694 to 1733 and King of Poland from 1697 to 1704 and again from 1709 to 1733. August II of Poland August II of Poland by Louis de Silvestre

  6. Polish Monarch. He reigned as King of Poland from 1697 to 1733. As Frederick Augustus I, he was elector of Saxony from 1694 to 1733. His coronation as King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was on September 15, 1697. He served until 1706 and then again from 1709 until his death in 1733.

  7. Category:August II the Strong From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Deutsch: August der Starke (*1670 in Dresden; † 1733 in Warschau) war als Friedrich August I. Kürfürst von Sachsen und als August II. König von Polen und Großherzog von Litauen. English: Augustus the Strong (b. Dresden, 1670 – d.

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