Frederick II, The Gentle ( Friedrich, der Sanftmütige; Frederick the Gentle) (22 August 1412 – 7 September 1464) was Elector of Saxony (1428–1464) and was Landgrave of Thuringia (1440–1445). Biography [ edit] Frederick was born in Leipzig, the eldest of the seven children of Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, and Catherine of Brunswick and Lunenburg .
Frederick II, byname Frederick The Gentle, or Mild, German Friedrich Der Sanftmütige, (born Aug. 22, 1411, Leipzig—died Sept. 7, 1464, Leipzig), Saxon elector (1428–64) and eldest son of Frederick the Warlike; he successfully defended his electorship against the Ascanian Saxe-Lauenburg line and instituted regular diets in his territories.
27 apr 2022 · Frederick "the Gentle" of Saxony. Friedrich fought the so called Saxon Brother war with his brother William III 1446-1451. Afterwards Saxon was divided between Frederick I and William III. When William died 1482, without issues, Thuringa fell back to Frederick II's two sons.
- August 22, 1412
- Meißen, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
- Altenburg, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
John Frederick II was the eldest son of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony and Sibylle of Cleves. He was given a comprehensive education along with his younger brother Johann Wilhelm under the guidance of the legal scholar Basilius Monner .
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Frederick III (17 January 1463 – 5 May 1525), also known as Frederick the Wise ( German Friedrich der Weise ), was Elector of Saxony from 1486 to 1525, who is mostly remembered for the worldly protection of his subject Martin Luther . Frederick was the son of Ernest, Elector of Saxony and his wife Elisabeth, daughter of Albert III ...
Augustus's eldest surviving son, Frederick Christian of Saxony, succeeded his father as Elector but died two and a half months later. In the Commonwealth, on September 7, 1764, with the small participation of the szlachta initiated by the Czartoryski's and the strong support of Russia, Stanisław August Poniatowski was elected king of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania.