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 Johann Georg III. von Sachsen

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Johann Georg III. von Sachsen

Birth
Dresden, Stadtkreis Dresden, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death 12 Sep 1691 (aged 44)
Tübingen, Landkreis Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Burial Freiberg, Landkreis Mittelsachsen, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
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Johann Georg was the only son of the Elector Johann Georg II and Magdalene Sybille of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.
Johann Georg succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony when he died, in 1680; he was also appointed Marshal of the Holy Roman Empire. Because of his courage and his enthusiasm for the War he gained the nickname of the "Saxonian Mars".


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