Augustus, Elector of Saxony

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Augustus, Elector of Saxony Gender: M
born on 31 July 1526 Jul.Cal. (10 Aug 1526 greg.) at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Freiberg, Germany, 50n54, 13e20
Timezone LMT m13e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 16°29' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°51 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 19°35'

Elector of Saxony Augustus


Elector of Saxony from 1553 to 1586.

In Torgau on 7 October 1548 Augustus was married to Anna, daughter of King Christian III of Denmark and Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg. They took up residence at Weissenfels. The couple had fifteen children.

He died 11 February 1586.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death, Cause unspecified 11 February 1586 Jul.Cal. (21 Feb 1586 greg.)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Sächsische Merckwürdigkeiten Oder Vollständige Alte, Mittle und Neue Historie von Sachsen Und dem Durchlauchtigsten Chur und Fürstlichen Hause so dasselbe beherrschet" by Johann Christoph Rüdiger (Weidmann, 1724), p. 784: "Augustus kam an das Licht dieser Welt zu Freyberg Anno 1526. den 31. Jul. Morgens gegen 5. Uhr." Translation: Augustus came into the light of this world at Freiberg on 31 July 1526 toward 5 o'clock in the morning.

Previously this entry had 5:45 a.m. rated C (Orig source not known): Taeger quotes Leo


  • Vocation : Politics : Heads of state
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin, Albertine Line)