Friedrich August II, King of Saxony
|born on||18 May 1797 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )|
|Place||Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44|
|Timezone||LMT m13e44 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||27°31' 17°24 Asc. 08°42'|
German nobility, the eldest son of Maximilian, Prince of Saxony — younger son of the Elector Frederick Christian of Saxony — by his first wife, Caroline of Bourbon, Princess of Parma.
He reigned as King of Saxony from 6 June 1836 to 9 August 1854.
In Vienna on 26 September 1819 (by proxy) and again in Dresden on 7 October 1819 (in person), Frederick Augustus married firstly with the Archduchess Maria Caroline of Austria (Maria Karoline Ferdinande Theresia Josephine Demetria), daughter of Emperor Francis I of Austria. They had no children.
In Dresden on 24 April 1833 Frederick Augustus married secondly with the Princess Maria of Bavaria (Maria Anna Leopoldine Elisabeth Wilhelmine), daughter of the King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria. Like his first marriage, this was childless.
The musician Theodor Uhlig (1822–1853) was his illegitimate son. After his death on 8 August 1854, Frederick Augustus was succeeded by his younger brother, Johann.
- spouse relationship with Karoline Ferdinande, Archduchess of Austria (born 8 April 1801). Notes: 1819-1832
- spouse relationship with Maria Anna, Queen Consort of Saxony (born 27 January 1805)
Sy Scholfield quotes from "Hanauer neue europäische zeitung," 26 May 1797: "Morgen nach halb 3. Uhr."
Same data in the biography, "Friedrich August II, König von Sachsen: Ein Denkmal für alle seine Verehrer" by Jul Schladebach (Rob. Schaefer, 1854), pp. 24-25: "am 18. Mai 1797 Morgens halb drei Uhr in Pillnitz . . . geboren worden sei." [Translation: "on May 18, 1797, in the morning, at half past two o'clock in Pillnitz ... [he] was born."]
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin)