August von Sachsen, Kurfürst von Sachsen, was born 31 July 1526 in Freiberg, Saxony, Germany to Heinrich der Fromme von Sachsen (1473-1541) and Katharina von Mecklenburg (1487-1561) and died 11 February 1586 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Anna of Denmark (1532-1585) 7 October 1548 JL in Torgau, Saxony, Germany. He married Agnes Hedwig von Anhalt (1573-1616) 3 January 1586 . 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), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Austria, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Italy, Belarus, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of August von Sachsen and Anna of Denmark (1532-1585)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Johann Heinrich von Sachsen (1550-1550)
Eleonore von Sachsen (1551-1553)
Elisabeth von Sachsen (1552-1590) 18 October 1552 Wolkenstein, Saxony, Germany 2 April 1590 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Johann Kasimir von Pfalz-Simmern (1543-1592)

Alexander von Sachsen (1554-1565)
Magnus von Sachsen (1555-1558)
Joachim von Sachsen (1557-1557)
Hektor von Sachsen (1558-1560)
Christian I. von Sachsen (1560-1591) 29 October 1560 Dresden, Saxony, Germany 5 October 1591 Dresden, Saxony, Germany Sophie von Brandenburg (1568-1622)

Marie von Sachsen (1562-1566)
Dorothea von Sachsen (1563-1587) 4 October 1563 Dresden, Saxony, Germany 13 February 1587 Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613)

Amalie von Sachsen (1565-1565)
Anna von Sachsen (1567-1613) 16 November 1567 Dresden, Saxony, Germany 27 January 1613 Veste Coburg, Coburg, Bavaria, Germany Johann Casimir von Sachsen-Coburg (1564-1633)

August von Sachsen (1569-1570)
Adolf von Sachsen (1571-1572)
Friedrich von Sachsen (1576-1576)

Common ancestors of August von Sachsen (1526-1586) and Anna of Denmark (1532-1585)

  1. Bogislaw IX. von Pommern (c1408-1446)
  2. Bogislaw VIII. von Pommern (c1364-1418)
  3. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  4. Erich II. von Pommern-Wolgast (1425-1474)
  5. Erich IV. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1354-1412)
  6. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  7. Friedrich I. von Sachsen (1370-1428)
  8. Katharina von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1389-1442)
  9. Maria of Mazovia (c1410-1450)
  10. Sofia von Holstein (1375-c1422)
  11. Sofie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1358-bef1416)
  12. Sophia von Pommern (c1435-1497)
  13. Sophie von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1395-1462)
  14. Wartislaw IX. von Pommern (c1400-1457)
    Common ancestors of August von Sachsen (1526-1586) and Agnes Hedwig von Anhalt (1573-1616)
  1. George of Poděbrady (1420-1471)

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