Ernest, Elector of Saxony

1441 - 1486

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Ernest (24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486. Ernst was the founder and progenitor of the Ernestine line of Saxon princes, and a direct patrilineal ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom), Michael, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach), Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen (Saxe-Meiningen) and Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest, Elector of Saxony has received more than 199,007 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ernest, Elector of Saxony is the 3,185th most popular politician (up from 3,455th in 2019), the 880th most popular biography from Germany (up from 896th in 2019) and the 242nd most popular German Politician.

Ernest, elector of Saxony is most famous for being a prince elector of the Holy Roman Empire. He was also a member of the House of Wettin and the father of Frederick the Great.

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Among politicians, Ernest, Elector of Saxony ranks 3,185 out of 15,710Before him are Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria, Charles III, Prince of Monaco, Antiphon, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, William IV, Duke of Bavaria, and Eugenius. After him are Aurelia Cotta, Frederick II, Elector of Saxony, Marie of Prussia, Giuseppe Guarneri, Eric II of Denmark, and Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.

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Among people born in 1441, Ernest, Elector of Saxony ranks 4Before him are Ali-Shir Nava'i, Danjong of Joseon, and Charlotte of Savoy. After him are Topa Inca Yupanqui, Martín Alonso Pinzón, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Antonio de Nebrija, and Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua. Among people deceased in 1486, Ernest, Elector of Saxony ranks 3Before him are Diogo Cão and Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg. After him are Tizoc, Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland, Margaret of Foix, Marco Barbarigo, Margaret of Austria, Electress of Saxony, and Aristotele Fioravanti.

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Among people born in Germany, Ernest, Elector of Saxony ranks 880 out of 5,289Before him are Marie d'Agoult (1805), Nicolaus Zinzendorf (1700), Gershom Scholem (1897), Fritz Strassmann (1902), Kurt Eisner (1867), and William IV, Duke of Bavaria (1493). After him are Günter Netzer (1944), Thomas Anders (1963), Frederick II, Elector of Saxony (1412), Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Marie of Prussia (1825), and Gudrun Ensslin (1940).

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