Category:George of Saxony

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George (German:Georg; 8 August 1832 – 15 October 1904) was a King of Saxony of the House of Wettin. George was born in the Saxon capital Dresden. He was the second son of King John of Saxony (1801-1873) and his wife Princess Amalie Auguste of Bavaria (1801-1877), daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756-1825). George married the Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal (1843-1884), the eldest surviving daughter of Queen Maria II of Portugal (1819-1853) and her consort Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry (1816-1885). He died in Pillnitz and was succeeded by his eldest son Frederick Augustus III of Saxony (1865-1932), who was deposed in 1918.

Eight children were born of George and Maria Anna's marriage:


George's ancestors in three generations
George of Saxony Father:
John of Saxony
Paternal Grandfather:
Prince Maximilian of Saxony
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Maria Antonia Walpurgis
Paternal Grandmother:
Princess Caroline of Parma
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Ferdinand, Duke of Parma
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria
Amalie Auguste of Bavaria
Maternal Grandfather:
Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick Michael of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach
Maternal Grandmother:
Caroline of Baden
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Margrave Charles Louis of Baden
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Landgravine Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt

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King of Saxony
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Date of birth23 August 1832, 8 August 1832
Friedrich August Georg Ludwig Wilhelm Maximilian Karl Maria Nepomuk Baptist Xaver Cyriacus Romanus von Sachsen
Date of death15 October 1904
Place of burial
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