Albert, King of Saxony
|Birthname||Friedrich August Albert Anton Ferdinand Joseph Kar|
|born on||23 April 1828 at 00:45 (= 12:45 AM )|
|Place||Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44|
|Timezone||LMT m13e44 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||02°47' 11°14 Asc. 09°32'|
German royalty, a king of Saxony (29 October 1873 – 19 June 1902) and a member of the House of Wettin.
He was the eldest son of Prince John, (who succeeded his brother Frederick Augustus II on the Saxon throne as King John in 1854) by his wife Amalie Auguste of Bavaria.
Albert had a successful military career leading Saxon troops which participated in the First War of Schleswig, the Austro-Prussian War, and the Franco-Prussian War. His reign as king was largely uneventful.
In Dresden on 18 June 1853 Albert married Princess Carola, daughter of Gustav, Prince of Vasa and granddaughter of Gustav IV Adolf, the second to last king of Sweden of the House of Holstein-Gottorp.
Albert died childless on 19 June 1902. He was succeeded by his brother, who became King George.
- child->parent relationship with Amalie Auguste, Queen of Saxony (born 13 November 1801)
- sibling relationship with Anna Maria, Princess of Saxony (born 4 January 1836)
- sibling relationship with Elisabeth, Princess of Saxony (born 4 February 1830)
- sibling relationship with Ernst, Prince of Saxony (born 5 April 1831)
- sibling relationship with Georg, King of Saxony (born 8 August 1832)
- sibling relationship with Margaretha, Princess of Saxony (born 24 May 1840)
- sibling relationship with Marie Auguste, Princess of Saxony (born 22 January 1827)
- sibling relationship with Sidonie, Princess of Saxony (born 16 August 1834)
- sibling relationship with Sophie, Princess of Saxony (born 15 March 1845)
Sy Scholfield quotes "Johann, König von Sachsen: Sein Leben u. Wirken bis zu seiner Thronbesteigung" by Julius Schladebach (F. Sturm, 1854), p. 16: "Friedrich August Albert, der jezige Kronprinz, geb. am 23. April 1828, Morgens ¼1 Uhr."
- Vocation : Military : Military career
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin)