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Encyclopedia > John George III Wettin


John George III was born in 1647 to the house of Wettin. He was the Elector of Saxony, one of the electors of the Holy Roman Empire. His tropps defeated the Turks at Vienna which marked the end of their invasion in Europe.


John George III Wettin married Anne Sophia of Denmark. They had a son named Frederick Augustus (the Strong), later ruler of Dresden, Saxony and Poland.


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Magdalene Wettin (84 words)
Magdalene Wettin Hohenzollern was born in 1507 and died 1534.
She was the daughter of George the Bearded Wettin, Duke of Saxony and his wife Barbara (daughter of Casimir IV and Elisabeth Habsburg.
Johann Georg or John George I Wettin, John George II Wettin, John George III Wettin and John Georg IV Wettin (brother of Frederick Augustus I the Strong are descendants.
Saxony, Germany - LoveToKnow 1911 (11481 words)
George William, however, took Ratzeburg, and held it against the troops of a third claimant, Christian V., king of Denmark; and in 1702 he bought off the claim of John George, his successor being invested with the duchy in 1728.
John George was an amiable but weak prince, totally unfitted to direct the fortunes of a nation in time of danger.
John Frederick, who had retained and transmitted to his descendants the title of duke of Saxony, forbade his sons to divide their inheritance; but his wishes were respected only until after the death of his eldest son in 1565.
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