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      • Augustus III (Polish: August III Sas, Lithuanian: Augustas III; 17 October 1696 – 5 October 1763) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1733 until 1763, as well as Elector of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire where he was known as Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II).
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  1. king of Poland and elector of Saxony. Augustus III, also called Augustus Frederick, Polish August III Wettin, German August Friedrich, (born Oct. 17, 1696, Dresden, Saxony [Germany]—died Oct. 5, 1763, Dresden), king of Poland and elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus II), whose reign witnessed one of the greatest periods of disorder within Poland.

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  2. Augustus III ( Polish: August III Sas, Lithuanian: Augustas III; 17 October 1696 – 5 October 1763) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1733 until 1763, as well as Elector of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire where he was known as Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II ).

  3. Augustus III of Poland was a member of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and was most famous for being the last king of Poland. He was the son of Frederick Augustus II, Elector of Saxony and Maria Josepha of Austria. He was the grandson of Augustus II the Strong, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony, and Maria Josepha of Austria.

  4. Jul 27, 2020 · Son of Augustus II the Strong, King of Poland and Keurvorstin Christiane Eberhardine von Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen, Królowa Polski Husband of królowa Polski Maria Josepha von Österreich, Habsburg, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen, królowa Polski Father of Friedrich August August von Sachsen, Prinz von Polen und Kurprinz von Sachsen; Joseph August von Sachsen, Prinz von Polen und Kurprinz von Sachsen; książę Fryderyk Krystian Wettyn; Keurvorst Frederik Christiaan van Saksen ...

  5. But when a Russian army of 30,000 approached Warsaw, Leszczyński fled to Gdańsk, and another sejm of 3,000 delegates named Frederick Augustus as Poland’s new king, Augustus III (Oct. 5, 1733). France consequently formed anti-Habsburg alliances with Sardinia-Savoy (September 26) and Spain (November 7) and declared war on Austria (October 10).

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  6. The Crown of Augustus III was made in 1733 for Augustus III 's coronation in Kraków in 1734. History [ edit] In 1925 Polish Government purchased the silver regalia of King Augustus III and Queen Maria Josepha in Vienna for $35,000 (175 000 zł). It consisted of 2 crowns, 2 sceptres and 2 orbs made in about 1733.

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