Category:Prince Albert of Saxony, Duke of Teschen

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English: Prince Albert Casimir August of Saxony, Duke of Teschen (11 July 1738 in the Moritzburg near Dresden - 10 February 1822 in Vienna) was a German prince from the House of Wettin who married into the Habsburg imperial family. He noted as an art collector and founded the Albertina in Vienna, the largest and finest collection of old master prints and drawings in the world. He was a younger son of king Augustus III of Poland (who was also Elector of Saxony) and Maria Josepha of Austria, a first cousin of empress Maria Theresa, being the eldest daughter of late Emperor Joseph I. Prince Albert of Saxony, Duke of Teschen was also one of the godparents to his namesake Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, later Prince Consort of the United Kingdom, husband of Queen Victoria.

Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen 
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German collector
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Date of birth11 July 1738 / 11 February 1738
Date of death10 February 1822 / 11 July 1822
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Noble title
  • Princess Maria Theresia
Award received
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