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  2. Frederick Augustus II of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II.; 18 May 1797 in Dresden – 9 August 1854 in Brennbüchel, Karrösten, Tyrol) 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 ...

  3. Frederick the Great - Wikipedia

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    Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia from 1740 until 1772, and King of Prussia from 1772 until his death in 1786. . His most significant accomplishments include his military successes in the Silesian wars, his re-organisation of the Prussian Army, the First Partition of Poland, and his patronage of the arts and the Enlightenm

  4. John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony - Wikipedia

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    John Frederick II of Saxony (8 January 1529 – 19 May 1595), was Duke of Saxony (1554–1566). ... Augustus; and proclamations were issued asking for assistance ...

  5. History of Hanover (region) - Wikipedia

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    George Louis, son of Ernest Augustus I. Became King of Great Britain in 1714. Acquired Bremen and Verden in 1719. George II: 1727–1760 Son of preceding. George III: 1760–1814 Grandson of preceding. Became King of the United Kingdom (including Ireland) in 1801. Abandoned Electoral title and became King of Hanover in 1814.

  6. List of German monarchs - Wikipedia

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    Frederick I Barbarossa (Friedrich I. Barbarossa) 4 March 1152 18 June 1155 10 June 1190 Nephew of Conrad III Henry VI (Heinrich VI.) 15 August 1169 15 April 1191 28 September 1197 Son of Frederick I; King of Germany under his father 1169–1190 Frederick II (Friedrich II.) 1197 — 1197 Son of Henry VI; King of Germany under his father, 1196

  7. Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg - Wikipedia

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    Marie-Adélaïde was born on 14 June 1894 in Berg Castle as the eldest child of Grand Duke William IV and his wife, Marie Anne of Portugal.. Since her father had six daughters and no sons, he proclaimed Marie-Adélaïde as the heir presumptive on 10 July 1907, in order to solve any succession crisis due to the use of Salic law in the monarchy.

  8. Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha - Wikipedia

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    In 1893, his granduncle, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the elder brother of his paternal grandfather, died without legitimate heirs. Being ineligible under Saxe-Coburg-Gotha house law to succeed to the duchy due to his status as the heir apparent to an existing throne, [2] the Prince of Wales had previously renounced his claim to ...

  9. Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz - Wikipedia

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    Duchess of Saxony-Hildburghausen Duchess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1769-1818), pastel by Johann Philipp Bach , ca.1790 On 3 September 1785, at the age of fifteen, Charlotte married Duke Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg , who stood until 1787 under regency of his great-great uncle Joseph Frederick .