Albertine Line

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King of Saxony

  • Albert III, (1443-1500) Margrave of Meissen and Duke of Saxony. Founded the Albertine line of the House of Wettin. Knight of the Golden  Fleece.
  • George the Bearded (1471 – 1539) Duke of Saxony. Knight of the Golden Fleece.
  • Henry IV the Pious (1473 –1541) Duke of Saxony

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Albert III (1443-1500) Margrave of Meissen and Duke of Saxony.

 

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George (1471-1539)Duke of Saxony


  • Frederick of Saxony (1474-1510), 36th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, from 1498-1510.

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Frederick of Saxony (1474-1510) Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights

 

Electors of Saxony
1547-1806

 

  • Maurice (1521 –1553) Duke of Saxony (1541–47) and later Elector of Saxony (1547–53). Maurice received the Electoral Dignity after the Surrender of Wittemberg depriving his cousin Elector John Frederick.
  • Augustus (1526 –1586) Elector of Saxony
  • Christian I (1560-1591) Elector of Saxony
  • Christian II (1583 –1611) Elector of Saxony
  • Johann Georg I (1585-1656) Elector of Saxony
  • Johann Georg II (1613-1680) Elector of Saxony, Knight of the Garter.
  • Johann Georg III (1647 –1691) Elector of Saxony
  • Johann Georg IV (1668- 1694) Elector of Saxony from 1691. Knight of the Garter.
  • Frederick Augustus I  (1670-1733) Elector of Saxony 1694-1733, later King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania 1697-1704 and again 1709-1733 as Augustus II. Known as Augustus the Strong.
  • Frederick Augustus II (1696- 1763) Elector of Saxony from 1733, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1734 as Augustus III. Known as Augustus the Saxon. Founder of the Military Order of Saint Henry.
  • Frederick Christian (1722- 1763) Elector of Saxony
  • Frederick Augustus I, (1750-1827), King of Saxony (1805-1827). Elector of Saxony (1763-1806) as Frederick Augustus III and Grand Duke of Warsaw (1807-1813) as Frederick Augustus I. Son of Frederick Christian. Founder of the Order of the Rue Crown.
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Maurice I (1521-1553) Elector of Saxony 

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Augustus (1526 –1586) Elector of Saxony

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Christian I (1560-1591) Elector of Saxony

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Johann Georg I (1585-1656) Elector of Saxony

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Johann Georg II (1613-1680) Elector of Saxony

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Johann Georg IV (1668- 1694) Elector of Saxony

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Frederick Augustus I  (1670-1733) Elector of Saxony, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania

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Frederick Augustus II (1696- 1763) Elector of Saxony, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania

Younger Children of Frederick Augustus II

  • Frederick Christian, ( 1722- 1763), Elector of Saxony for less than three months in 1763.
  • Prince Karl Christian Joseph of Saxony, ( 1733- 1796), Duke of Courland and Zemgale (1758-1763).
  • Prince Albert Casimir August of Saxony, ( 1738-), Duke of Teschen and Governor of the Austrian Netherlands (1781-1793).
  • Prince Clemens Wenceslaus of Saxony, ( 1739- 1812), Archbishop of Trier from 1768 until 1803, the Bishop of Freising from 1763 until 1768, the Bishop of Regensburg from 1763 until 1769, and the Bishop of Augsburg from 1768 until 1812.
  • Maria Christina (1735 - 1782), Princess-Abbess of Remiremont
  • Maria Kunigunde (1740 – 1826), Princess-Abbess of Thorn and Essen


Kings of Saxony
1806-1918

 

  • Frederick Augustus I, (1750-1827), King of Saxony (1805-1827). Elector of Saxony (1763-1806) as Frederick Augustus III and Grand Duke of Warsaw (1807-1813) as Frederick Augustus I. Son of Frederick Christian. Founder of the Order of the Rue Crown.
  • Anthony (1755 –1836) King of Saxony
  • Frederick Augustus II (1797 –1854) King of Saxony
  • John (1801 –1873) King of Saxony
  • Albert (1828 – 1902) King of Saxony
  • George (1832 – 1904) King of Saxony
  • Frederick Augustus III (1865 – 1932) the last King of Saxony (1904–1918)

Cadet Branches from sons of John George I

Dukes of Saxe-Weissenfels
1657- 1746

  • Augustus (1614- 1680)Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt from 1657 and Count of Barby from 1659. Administrator of the Diocese of Magdeburg from 1657, second son of Johann Georg I (1585-1656)
  • Johann Adolf I (1680–97) Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt
  • Johann Georg (1697–1712) Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt
  • Christian (1712–1736) Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt
  • Johann Adolf II ( 1685- 1746) Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels-Querfurt. Knight of the Garter.

Dukes of Saxe-Weissenfels-Barby

1680-1739

  •  Heinrich (1680-1728) Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels- Barby , son of Augustus (1614- 1680)
  • Georg Albrecht (1728-1739) Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels- Barby



Dukes of Saxe-Merseburg

1657- 1738

  • Christian I (1615 – 1691) Duke of Saxe-Merseburg, third son of Johann Georg I (1585-1656)
  • Christian II (1653 – 1694) Duke of Saxe-Merseburg
  • Christian III (1680 – 1694) Duke of Saxe-Merseburg
  • Maurice Wilhelm (1688 –1731) Duke of Saxe-Merseburg
  • Heinrich (1661 –1738) Duke of Saxe-Merseburg-Spremberg from 1694 later Duke of Saxe-Merseburg

Dukes of Saxe-Zeitz
1657-1718

  • Maurice (1619 –1681) Duke of Saxe-Zeitz, fourth son of Johann Georg I (1585-1656)
  • Moritz Wilhelm (1664 – 1718) Duke of Saxe-Zeitz
  • Christian August of Saxe-Zeitz ( 1666- 1725),Cardinal, Archbishop of Gran and Primate of Hungary. Unable to inherit duchy. Son of Maurice.
  • Maurice Adolf Karl (1702-1759), Duke of Saxe-Zeitz-Pegau-Neustadt (1713-18), Bishop of Hradec Kralove (Königrgrätz) (1732) and Litomerice (Leitmeritz) (1733-52). Maurice Adolf became a priest and renounced to his claims over the duchy. Grandson of Maurice.

Illegitimate sons  of Frederick Augustus I

  • Maurice, (1696-1750) Comte de Saxe, Marshal General of France. An illegitimate son of August the Strong and Countess Maria Aurora of Königsmarck.
  • Johann Georg (1704 –1774) Chevalier de Saxe, Saxon Field Marshal and Governor of Dresden. An illegitimate son of August the Strong and Ursula Katharina of Altenbockum, divorced Princess Lubomirska
  • Frederick Augustus (1702 –1764) Count Rutowsky, Saxon Field Marshal. An illegitimate son of August the Strong and Turk Fatima.
  • Frederick Augustus (1712 – 1770) Count of Cosel.  An illegitimate son of August the Strong and Anna Constantia of Brockdorff.