On 28 April Frederick August II dissolved the Parliament, and in 1849 he was forced to flee to the Königstein Fortress. The May Uprising was crushed by Saxon and Prussian troops and Frederick was able to return after only a few days. From that time onward his reign was tranquil and prosperous.
Augustus II, also called Augustus Frederick, byname Augustus the Strong, Polish August II Wettin or August Mocny, German August Friedrich or August der Starke, (born May 12, 1670, Dresden, Saxony [Germany]—died February 1, 1733, Warsaw, Poland), king of Poland and elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus I).
Frederick Augustus II, (born May 18, 1797, Dresden, Saxony—died Aug. 9, 1854, the Tirol, Austria), reform-minded king of Saxony and nephew of Frederick Augustus I, who favoured German unification but was frightened into a reactionary policy by the revolutions of 1848–49.
Augustus II [a] (12 May 1670 – 1 February 1733), most commonly known as Augustus the Strong, was Elector of Saxony from 1694 as well as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania in the years 1697–1706 and from 1709 until his death in 1733. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin .
Frederick Augustus II was King of Saxony and a member of the House of Wettin. He was the eldest son of Maximilian, Prince of Saxony – younger son of the Elector Frederick Christian of Saxony – by his first wife, Caroline of Bourbon, Princess of Parma.
The Prussian invasion of Saxony started the Seven Years War in 1756 and Friedrich fled with his minister Heinrich von Brühl to the Fortress Königstein. Friedrich II of Prussia permitted him to travel to Kraków and allowed him to take everyone he wanted, except military personnel. His wife refused to go and stayed in Dresden.
Fredrik August II (1696–1763) oli Saksin vaaliruhtinas vuosina 1733–1763 ja Puolan perimyssodan seurauksena Puola-Liettuan kuningas nimellä August III (puol. August III Sas) vuosina 1734–1763. Über Friedrich August II von Sachsen, Kurfürst von Sachsen und König von Polen (Deutsch)
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Augustus III, 1696–1763, king of Poland (1735–63) and, as Frederick Augustus II, elector of Saxony (1733–63); son of Augustus II, whom he succeeded in Saxony.Elected king of Poland by a minority, he allied himself with Empress Anna of Russia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in the War of the Polish Succession (1733–35) and secured the throne from Stanislaus I.