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 Moritz von Sachsen

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Moritz von Sachsen

Birth
Freiberg, Landkreis Mittelsachsen, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death 11 Jul 1553 (aged 32)
Lehrte, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial Freiberg, Landkreis Mittelsachsen, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
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Memorial ID 36062115 View Source
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He was a Duke (1541–47) and later Elector (1547–53) of Saxony. His clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity. He married Agnes von Hessen (1527-1555) on January 9, 1541. They had two children.


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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 19 Apr 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 36062115
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/36062115/moritz-von_sachsen : accessed ), memorial page for Moritz von Sachsen (21 Mar 1521–11 Jul 1553), Find a Grave Memorial ID 36062115, citing Dom St. Marien zu Freiberg, Freiberg, Landkreis Mittelsachsen, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .