Augustus II

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History Of Warsaw - 1700-1795
... A new king, the Saxon Prince-Elector Frederic Augustus was elected in 1697, who took the name Augustus II ... War broke out between these two states Augustus II recklessly joined it at the Peter I’s side ... Under the Swedish influence, in June 1704 the Polish gentry dethroned Augustus II and at Wielka Wola elected a new king - the pro-Swedish Poznań Voivod Stanisław Leszczyński ...
Frederick Augustus II Of Saxony - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Frederick Augustus II of Saxony 16 ... Augustus II the Strong 8 ... Augustus III of Poland 17 ...
History Of Poland In The Early Modern Era (1569–1795) - Commonwealth–Saxony Personal Union - Augustus II The Strong (1697–1706, 1709–1733)
... Augustus II the Strong, also known as Frederick Augustus I, was an over-ambitious ruler ... Augustus II virtually bought the election ... Augustus hoped to make the Polish throne hereditary for the House of Wettin, and to use his resources as Elector of Saxony to impose some order on the chaotic Polish–Lithuanian ...
Tarnogród Confederation - Background
... Augustus II the Strong of the Saxony's House of Wettin was elected to the throne of Poland in 1697 ... Augustus II wanted to strengthen the royal power in the Commonwealth to reinforce his position, he brought in troops from Saxony (by the summer of 1714 more than 25,000 Saxon troops ... rise of the Russian Empire (1721), the growing conflict between Augustus II and the Polish nobility (szlachta) was used by the powerful Russian Tsar Peter the ...
Anna Aloysia Maximiliane Von Lamberg
... an Austrian countess who was successively the mistress of Augustus II the Strong, King of Poland, and Aleksander Benedykt Sobieski ... She became the mistress of Augustus II the Strong in either 1696, with the affair lasting until 1699, or 1704 (the latter date favoured by the author of Sex with Kings) ... gave birth to a son, graf von Oppersdorf, whose father was supposedly Augustus II ...

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