Augustus, Elector of Saxony
|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)|
|Astrology data||16°29' 16°51 Asc. 19°35'|
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.
- parent->child relationship with Christian I, Elector of Saxony (born 29 October 1560 Jul.Cal. (8 Nov 1560 greg.))
- parent->child relationship with Elisabeth, Princess of Saxony (1552) (born 18 October 1552 Jul.Cal. (28 Oct 1552 greg.))
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)