Friedrich II "der Sanftmütige" von Sachsen, Kurfürst zu Sachsen (1412 - 1464) MP

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Nicknames: "the Gentle", "le Doux", "der Sanftmütige", "Placidus", "Friedrich", "II Le Doux", "Herzog VON SACHSEN", "Frédéric II de Saxe"
Birthplace: Altenburg, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Leipzig, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Occupation: Kurfürst von Sachsen, Kurfürst von Sachsen, Markgraf von Meißen, Landgraf von Thüringen
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Friedrich II "der Sanftmütige" von Sachsen, Kurfürst zu Sachsen

Friedrich "der Sanftmütige" Kurfürst von Sachsen

Frederick "the Gentle" of Saxony

  • Friedrich fought the so called Saxon Brother war with his brother William III 1446-1451
  • Afterwards Saxon was divided between Frederick I and William III
  • When William died 1482, without issues, Thuringa fell back to Frederick II's two sons
  • By his death the country was divided between his two sons Ernst I and Albert founder of two new branches of the house of Wettin named Ernestiner and Albertiner


Predecessor Frederick I Successor Ernest

  • Landgrave of Thuringia Reign 7. May 1440 - 1445

Predecessor: Frederick IV Successor William II

  • Margrave of Meissen and Duke of Saxony Reign 4. January 1428 – 7. September 1464 >Predecessor: Frederick IV/I Successor: Albert IV/III
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Friedrich II "the Gentle", Elector of Saxony's Timeline

August 22, 1412
Altenburg, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
June 3, 1431
Age 18
Leipzig, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
April 4, 1436
Age 23
Meißen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
March 7, 1437
Age 24
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
August 28, 1439
Age 27
Meißen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
March 24, 1441
Age 28
Meissen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
July 31, 1443
Age 30
Grimma, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
Age 31
Meißen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
October 31, 1445
Age 33
Meißen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
June 24, 1447
Age 34
Meißen, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)