Category:Albert II, Duke of Saxony
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Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg
|Date of birth||1250 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)|
|Date of death||25 August 1298 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)|
|Place of burial|
English: Duke Albert II of Saxony (Wittenberg upon Elbe, ca. 1250 – 25 August 1298, near Aken) was a son of Duke Albert I of Saxony and his third wife Helen of Brunswick and Lunenburg, a daughter of Otto the Child. After the death of their father Albert I in 1260 Albert II jointly ruled the Duchy of Saxony with his elder brother John I, and thereafter with the latter's sons. Since in 1296 Albert II and his John's three nephews partitioned Saxony in Saxe-Lauenburg (joint duchy by John's sons) and Saxe-Wittenberg (Albert II), the latter is sometimes referred to, as Albert II of Saxe-Wittenberg.