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Friedrich III "der Strenge" von Meissen, Landgraf von Thüringen und Markgraf von Meißen

Also Known As: "Landgrave Friedrich III of Thuringia", "Friedrich Von Meissen", "Der Strenge", "de Thuringe"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Altenburg, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Furstenkapelle, Altzelle Bei Nossen, Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Friedrich II 'the Serious' Landgraf von Thüringen und Markgraf von Meißen and Mechtild of Bavaria
Husband of Gräfin Katharine von Henneberg-Schleusingen
Father of Frederick of Thuringia, Landgrave; Friedrich I "den Stridbare" von Sachsen; Wilhelm II the Rich of Saxony and Georg von Meissen
Brother of Elisabeth von Meißen; Balthasar von Wettin, Markgraf von Meißen und Landgraf von Thüringen; Beatrix von Meißen, Fürstin zu Anhalt-Bernburg; Ludwig Thuringia, Archbishop of Mainz; Wilhelm I "der Einaugige" von hüringen, Margrave of Meissen and 3 others

Occupation: Markgraf von Meißen, Landgraf von Thüringen, Lantgreve av Meissen, kallades "den stränge", Lantgreve, Lantgreve i Thüringen och markgreve i Meissen, Friedrich III Markgraf von Meißen,
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About Friedrich III "der Strenge", Landgraf von Thüringen und Markgraf von Meißen

Friedrich III, der Strenge (the Strict) (14 December 1332 in Dresden – 21 May 1381 in Altenburg), Landgrave of Thuringia and Margrave of Meissen, son of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen and Matilde of Bavaria.

He took over the government for his brothers William, Balthasar and Ludwig (Bishop of Bamberg) after the death of the father in 1349. One year later the emperor gave the Mark Meissen to the four brothers jointly. In 1368 began the common government, afterwards the brothers changed every two years at the point of the rule. In 1379 they dealed their possession.

He was married with Katherina von Henneberg, heiress of Coburg, Neustadt, Sonneberg, Neuhaus, Rodach, etc (died Coburg 15 July 1397), daughter of Count Heinrich XII von Henneberg. They had three sons:

Friedrich der Streitbare (11 April 1370 – 4 January 1428)

Wilhelm der Reiche (23 April 1371 – 30 March 1425)

Georg (1380 – 9 December 1401)

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Friedrich III. (Meißen)

Friedrich der Strenge, Historiengemälde des 19. Jahrhunderts auf der Albrechtsburg in Meißen

Friedrich III., der Strenge, auch der Freundholdige (* 14. Dezember 1332 in Dresden; † 21. Mai 1381 in Altenburg) war Landgraf von Thüringen und Markgraf von Meißen.

Leben

Als Sohn Friedrichs des Ernsthaften übernahm er 1349 die väterlichen Länder Meißen und Thüringen, die er gemeinsam mit seinen Brüdern Balthasar und Wilhelm I. regierte.

Seine Gemahlin Katharina brachte ihm als Mitgift einen großen Teil der Grafschaft Henneberg (Pflege Coburg) ein. Durch Kauf erwarb er ferner Elgersburg, Zörbig, Teile der Markgrafschaft Landsberg und die Stadt Sangerhausen.

Die Vögte von Plauen und die Grafen von Schwarzburg zwang er mit Gewalt zu einer Reihe von Abtretungen. Weiterhin vernichtete er gemeinsam mit Heinrich II. von Hessen den Sternerbund.

Friedrich starb am 21. Mai 1381 in Altenburg. Seine Grabstätte befindet sich in der Fürstenkapelle von Kloster Altzella.

Nachkommen

Friedrich der Strenge war seit 1346 mit Katharina von Henneberg († 15. Juli 1397 in Meißen) verheiratet, die ihm folgende vier Söhne gebar:

1. Friedrich († jung, um 1350)

2. Friedrich der Streitbare (1370–1428)

3. Wilhelm der Reiche (1371–1425)

4. Georg (* 1380; † 9. Dezember 1401 in Coburg)

Literatur

  • Heinrich Theodor Flathe: Friedrich III., der Strenge. In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Band 7. Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1877, S. 565–567.
  • Harald Schieckel: Friedrich III. der Strenge. In: Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB). Band 5. Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1961, S. 520 f.

Weblinks

  • www.genealogie-mittelalter.de

Vorgänger

Friedrich II.

Markgraf von Meißen

1349–1381 Nachfolger

Wilhelm I.

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Friedrich III, der Strenge (the Strict) (14 December 1332 in Dresden – 21 May 1381 in Altenburg), Landgrave of Thuringia and Margrave of Meissen, son of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen and Matilde of Bavaria.

He took over the government for his brothers William, Balthasar and Ludwig (Bishop of Bamberg) after the death of the father in 1349. One year later the emperor gave the Mark Meissen to the four brothers jointly. In 1368 began the common government, afterwards the brothers changed every two years at the point of the rule. In 1379 they dealed their possession. After Frederick III's death Meissen was divided between his three sons and Thuringia was inherited by his brothers; later pass to his nephew Frederick IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, son of his brother Balthasar and ultimately inherited by Frederick the Strict's grandson, Frederick II, Elector of Saxony.

Family

He was married with Katherina von Henneberg, heiress of Coburg, Neustadt, Sonneberg, Neuhaus, Rodach, etc (died Coburg 15 July 1397), daughter of Count Heinrich XII von Henneberg. They had four sons:

Frederick (d. young 1350)

Friedrich der Streitbare (11 April 1370 – 4 January 1428)

Wilhelm der Reiche (23 April 1371 – 30 March 1425)

Georg (1380 – 9 December 1401)

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Friedrich III, der Strenge (the Strict) (14 December 1332 in Dresden – 21 May 1381 in Altenburg), Landgrave of Thuringia and Margrave of Meissen, son of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen and Matilde of Bavaria.

He took over the government for his brothers William, Balthasar and Ludwig (Bishop of Bamberg) after the death of the father in 1349. One year later the emperor gave the Mark Meissen to the four brothers jointly. In 1368 common government began, afterwards the brothers changed rulership every two years. In 1379 they divided their possession. After Frederick III's death Meissen was divided between his three sons and Thuringia was inherited by his brothers; it later passed to his nephew Frederick IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, son of his brother Balthasar and ultimately inherited by Frederick the Strict's grandson, Frederick II, Elector of Saxony.

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Friedrich III "der Strenge", Landgraf von Thüringen und Markgraf von Meißen's Timeline

1332
December 14, 1332
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1346
1346
Age 13
Dresden, Dresden, Saxony
1360
1360
Age 27
Dresden, Drsdn, Sxny
1370
April 11, 1370
Age 37
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1371
April 23, 1371
Age 38
Dresden, Dresden, Sachsen
1380
1380
Age 47
Saxony, Germany
1381
May 21, 1381
Age 48
Altenburg, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1391
May 21, 1391
Age 48
Altzelle Bei Nossen, Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
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