Augustus III

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History Of Warsaw - 1700-1795
... circumstances ensured that after the death of King John III’s, the Polish Kingdom entered into a period of decline relative to the other powers of Europe ... A new king, the Saxon Prince-Elector Frederic Augustus was elected in 1697, who took the name Augustus II ... In 1700, the Great Northern War broke out between these two states Augustus II recklessly joined it at the Peter I’s side ...
History Of Poland In The Early Modern Era (1569–1795) - Commonwealth–Saxony Personal Union - August III (1733–1763)
... Also Elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus II), Augustus III inherited Saxony after his father's death, and was elected King of Poland by a minority sejm with the support of ... Augustus III was a puppet of Russia, and during his reign foreign armies criss-crossed the land ... Augustus III's uninvolved reign facilitated political anarchy and further weakened the Commonwealth, while the neighboring Prussia, Austria and especially Russia were becoming increasingly dominant in its ...
Crown Of Augustus III Of Poland
... The Crown of Augustus III was made in 1733 for Augustus III' coronation in Kraków in 1734 ...
Siege Of Kehl (1733) - Context
... On the death of Augustus II on 1 February 1733, the Polish throne was claimed by both his son, Augustus III, and by Stanislas I, father in law of Louis XV ... On his election Russia and Austria (backing Augustus III) invaded Poland ... On 5 October, Augustus III was proclaimed king under protection from Russian forces at Warsaw ...
Szczerbiec - History - From A Sword of Justice To A Coronation Sword
... Stephen Báthory (1576), Stanislaus I Leszczyński (1705), and Augustus III Wettin (1734) ... the jewels in a Warsaw church for three years to prevent Augustus III from using them in his coronation ... to be used in a coronation for the last time – that of Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski ...

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