Albrecht Wettin von Sachsen, Herzog von Sachsen, was born 27 January 1443 in Grimma, Saxony, Germany to Friedrich II. von Sachsen (1412-1464) and Margarete von Österreich (c1416-1486) and died 12 September 1500 in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Sidonie von Böhmen (1449-1510) 11 November 1459 JL in Eger, Heves, Hungary. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Germany, Austria, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Italy, Belarus, Hungary, the Netherlands, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.

He was nicknamed Albert the Bold or Albert the Courageous and founded the Albertine line of the House of Wettin.


Offspring of Albrecht von Sachsen and Sidonie von Böhmen (1449-1510)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Katharina von Sachsen (1468-1524)
Georg der Bärtige von Sachsen (1471-1539) 27 August 1471 Meißen, Germany 17 April 1539 Dresden, Germany Barbara of Poland (1478-1534)

Heinrich der Fromme von Sachsen (1473-1541) 16 March 1473 Dresden, Saxony, Germany 18 August 1541 Dresden, Saxony, Germany Katharina von Mecklenburg (1487-1561)

Friedrich von Sachsen (1474-1510)
Anna von Sachsen (1478-1479)
Ludwig von Sachsen (1481-bef1499)
Johann von Sachsen (1484-1484)

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