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Encyclopedia > George of Saxony
King George of Saxonyby Franz Kops (1895)
King George of Saxony
by Franz Kops (1895)

George I, King of Saxony (Friedrich August Georg Ludwig Maximilian Karl Maria Nepomuk Baptist Xaver Cyriacus Romanus) (8 August 1832 in Dresden - 15 October 1904 in Pillnitz) succeeded his brother Albrecht as King of Saxony on June 19, 1902. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (595x800, 45 KB) Franz Kops (1846–1896): Oil on canvas, 80 x 60 cm Source: http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (595x800, 45 KB) Franz Kops (1846–1896): Oil on canvas, 80 x 60 cm Source: http://www. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Dresden (disambiguation). ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... Year 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... Pillnitz Pillnitz is a city quarter of Dresden, Germany. ... Albert, King of Saxony (Germany) (1828 - 1902, reigned 1873 - 1902), was born April 23, 1828. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


He was the second son of Johann I, King of Saxony (1801-1873) and his wife Amelia of Bavaria (1801-1877), daughter of Maximilian I of Bavaria. Johann I of Saxony, Johann Nepomuk Maria Joseph Anton Xaver Vincenz Aloys Franz de Paula Stanislaus Bernhard Paul Felix Damasus, King of Saxony (12 December 1801-29 October 1873) was the son of Maximilian, Duke of Saxony (1759-1838) and his first wife, Caroline of Bourbon-Parma (1770-1804). ... King Maximilian I of Bavaria. ...


On 11 May 1859 at Lisbon he married the Infanta Maria Ana of Portugal (1843-1884), the eldest surviving daughter of Queen Maria II of Portugal and her consort, King Ferdinand II, born as Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha-Kohary, Saxony's catholic kinsman. May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Lisbon (Portuguese: Lisboa, IPA: ) is the capital and largest city of Portugal. ... Maria Ana of Braganza, dona Maria Ana Fernanda Leopoldina Micaela Rafaela Gabriela Carlota Antónia Júlia Vitória Praxedes Francisca de Assis Gonzaga, pron. ... Maria II da Glória, (pron. ... Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (October 29, 1816 - December 15, 1885) was consort king of Portugal and Algarves following his marriage to Queen Maria II in 1836. ...


Gradually it became yet clearer that his elder brother was not able to have children.


George lived long enough to succeed as king, albeit just a brief two-year reign.


He was succeeded by his eldest son Frederick Augustus III (1865-1932), who was deposed in 1918. Friedrich August III Johann Ludwig Karl Gustav Gregor Philipp, King of Saxony (25 May 1865 -18 February 1932) was the son of King Georg I of Saxony (1832-1904) and his wife Maria Ana, Infanta of Portugal (1843-1884). ...


Prince George was a Generalfeldmarschall before his ascension. Shoulder boards of a Generalfeldmarschall Generalfeldmarschall ( â–¶(?)) (General Field Marshal, usually translated simply as Field Marshal, and sometimes written only as Feldmarschall) was a rank in the armies of several German states, the Holy Roman Empire, and Austrian Empire. ...


His children are fully listed in his wife's article.

Preceded by
Albert I
King of Saxony
1902–1904
Succeeded by
Frederick Augustus III

Albert, King of Saxony (Germany) (1828 - 1902, reigned 1873 - 1902), was born April 23, 1828. ... List of Dukes, Electors, and Kings of Saxony, 880-1918 The original Duchy of Saxony comprised lands in the north-westen part of present-day Germany, roughly corresponding to the modern German state of Lower Saxony and to Westphalia. ... Friedrich August III Johann Ludwig Karl Gustav Gregor Philipp, King of Saxony (25 May 1865 -18 February 1932) was the son of King Georg I of Saxony (1832-1904) and his wife Maria Ana, Infanta of Portugal (1843-1884). ...

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George, Duke of Saxony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1479 words)
George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony (27 August 1471 - 17 April 1539), was duke of Saxony from 1500 to 1539.
His father was Albert the Brave of Saxony, founder of the Albertine line of the wettin family, still the ruling line of Saxony, his mother was Sidonia, daughter of George of Podebrady, King of Bohemia.
George was married at Dresden, 21 November 1496, to Barbara of Poland, daughter of Casimir IV, King of Poland and Elisabeth, daughter of Albrecht II of Hungary.
Royal Family of Europe - pafg171 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (1086 words)
Margarethe, Princess Of SAXONY was born in 1444 in Of Meissen, Drsdn, Sxny.
Hedwig, Princess Of SAXONY was born on 31 Oct 1445 in Of Meissen, Drsdn, Sxny.
Alexander, Prince Of SAXONY was born on 24 Jun 1447 in Of Meissen, Drsdn, Sxny.
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