Friedrich August II, King of Saxony

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Name
Friedrich August II, King of Saxony Gender: M
born on 18 May 1797 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )
Place Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44
Timezone LMT m13e44 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°31' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°24 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 08°42'



King of Saxony Friedrich August II

Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 26 September 1819 (By proxy)
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  • Death by Accident 8 August 1854 (A horse stepped on his head)
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Source Notes

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."]

Categories

  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin)