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Friedrich August I. King of Sachsen

Male 1750 - 1827  (76 years)

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  • Name Friedrich August I. King of Sachsen 
    Born 23 Dec 1750 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1827 
    • Frederick Augustus I (or III) of Saxony (December 23, 1750 - May 5, 1827). He was the eldest son of Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony and Maria Antonia, Princess of Bavaria. His maternal grandparents were Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor and Marie Amalie, Archduchess of Austria. He succeeded his father in December 1763, as Elector Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (from the House of Wettin). For the first 5 years of his reign, his mother Dowager Electress Maria Antonia was regent. In 1805, shortly before the abolition of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806, he became King of Saxony as Frederick Augustus I. Frederick Augustus I was also Duke of the Duchy of Warsaw 1807 - 1815) (as Fryderyk August I). He was the grandson of polish king Augustus III of Poland. In 1769, he married Amalie, Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld and had a daughter, Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony (1782-1863).
    Person ID I3159  Skeel-Kannegaard
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2014 

    Father Friedrich Christian von Sachsen,   b. 05 Sep 1722,   d. 17 Dec 1763  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Maria Antonia von Bayern,   b. 18 Jul 1724,   d. 23 Apr 1780  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F0666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Amalia von Pfalz-Zweibrücken,   b. 10 May 1752,   d. 15 Nov 1828  (Age 76 years) 
     1. Maria Augusta von Sachsen,   b. 1782,   d. 1863  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F0665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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