Christian II, Elector of Saxony

1583 - 1611

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Christian II of Saxony (23 September 1583 – 23 June 1611) was Elector of Saxony from 1591 to 1611.He was born in Dresden, the eldest son of Christian I of Saxony and Sophie of Brandenburg. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin. Christian succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony in 1591 at the age of eight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian II, Elector of Saxony has received more than 39,629 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Christian II, Elector of Saxony is the 504th most popular companion (down from 443rd in 2019), the 2,065th most popular biography from Germany and the 73rd most popular German Companion.

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Among companions, Christian II, Elector of Saxony ranks 504 out of 687Before him are Marcia Otacilia Severa, Fastrada, Lucrezia de' Medici, Asiya, Mutemwiya, and Beatrice of Castile. After him are Princess Louise of Denmark, Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria, Conrad, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena, Umm Ruman, and Isabella of Burgundy, Queen of Germany.

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Among people born in 1583, Christian II, Elector of Saxony ranks 9Before him are Girolamo Frescobaldi, Sasaki Kojirō, Axel Oxenstierna, Jacob De la Gardie, Pieter Lastman, and Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba. After him are Orlando Gibbons, Hayashi Razan, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, Jan Porcellis, Eleanor of Prussia, and Denis Pétau. Among people deceased in 1611, Christian II, Elector of Saxony ranks 13Before him are Charles, Duke of Mayenne, Katō Kiyomasa, Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans, Sanada Masayuki, Antonio Possevino, and Jan Huyghen van Linschoten.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian II, Elector of Saxony ranks 2,065 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Maria Amalia of Saxony (1757), Uta Hagen (1919), Benno (1010), Jürgen Kohler (1965), Johannes Oecolampadius (1482), and Gottschalk of Orbais (805). After him are Peter Henlein (1479), Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (1614), Manfred Kaltz (1953), Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1667), Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel (1809), and Ernest, Duke of Bavaria (1373).

Among COMPANIONS In Germany

Among companions born in Germany, Christian II, Elector of Saxony ranks 73Before him are Anna Maria of the Palatinate (1561), Richenza of Northeim (1087), Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1688), Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1861), Prince George William of Hanover (1915), and Fastrada (765). After him are Margravine Magdalene Sibylle of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1612), Princess Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1888), Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1835), Princess Isabella of Bavaria (1863), Princess Viktoria of Prussia (1866), and Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal (1852).