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Augustus III (Frederick Augustus II of Saxony)

Born: 1696 AD
Died: 1763 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Polish
Categories: King


1696 - Born on the 7th of October in Dresden, Germany.

1719 - Married with the Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I.

1721 - He was groomed to succeed his father as King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and thus converted to Catholicism.

1733-1738 - He inherited Saxony and was elected King of Poland with the support of Russian and Austrian military forces in the War of the Polish Succession.

1763 - Died on the 5th of October in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.


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