August II der Starke

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Name
August II der Starke Gender: M
born on 12 May 1670 Jul.Cal. (22 May 1670 greg.) at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44
Timezone LMT m13e44 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°19' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°31 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°50'



August II der Starke

Biography

Elector of Saxony from 27 April 1694 unril his death in Warsaw on 1 February 1733. His great physical strength earned him the nicknames "the Strong", "the Saxon Hercules" and "Iron-Hand." He was also Imperial Vicar and became King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (as Augustus II). In English his name is Augustus II the Strong (German: August II der Starke; Polish: August II Mocny; Lithuanian: Augustas II). He married Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. However, Augustus, a voracious womanizer, spent much of his time with a series of mistresses. It is claimed that Augustus had as many as 365 or 382 children.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • child->parent relationship with Maurice de Saxe (born 28 October 1696 Jul.Cal. (7 Nov 1696 greg.))
  • spousal equivalent relationship with von Königsmarck, Aurora (born 28 April 1662 Jul.Cal. (8 May 1662 greg.)). Notes: Mistress, mother of his illegitimate son Maurice de Saxe

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Geschichte der Bergstadt Geyer" by Johannes Falke (Burdach, 1863), p. 62: "Johann Georg (IV.), geboren den 18. October 1668 Vormittags ½10 Uhr, und Friedrich August (1.), geboren den 12. Mai 1670 Vormittags ½9 Uhr."

Translation: Johann Georg (IV), was born on 18 October 1668 in th morning at ½10 o'clock [9:30 am], and Friedrich August (1) was born on May 12, 1670 in the morning at ½9 o'clock [8:30am].

Categories

  • Passions : Sexuality : Extremes in quantity (Womanizer)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin)