The history of Poland under Augustus II. ...

by [Jean Baptiste Desroches] de Parthenay

Publisher: Printed for W. Lewis [etc.] in London

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ContributionsStacie, John, [from old catalog] tr., Labarre de Beaumarchais, Antoine, d. ca. 1750. [from old catalog], Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
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Augustus III, King of Poland, and, as Frederick Augustus II, Elector of Saxony, the only legitimate son of Augustus II ("the Strong"), was born at Dresden on the 17th of October Educated as a Protestant, he followed his father's example by joining the Roman Catholic Church in , although his conversion was not made public until Born: Augustus the Strong is said to have fathered several hundred bastards, but he only recognised a handful as such. Anna Karolina, Countess Orzelska was one of that handful; so it seems that accidental incest can be ruled out. I find it difficult to believe that, if a Christian king deliberately slept with his own daughter, massive controversy.   English: Sigismund II Augustus (1 August – 7 July ) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from to   Augustus III (Augustus III the Saxon or the Corpulent; (de:August III. (Polen)); (), b. Dresden, 17 October - d. Dresden, 5 October ) was the Elector of Saxony in (as Frederick Augustus II (de:Kurfürst Friedrich August II.) and also King of Poland in

Augustus created a standing army, made up of 28 legions, each one consisting of roughly men. Additional to these forces there was a similar number of auxiliary troops. Augustus also reformed the length of time a soldier served, increasing it from six to twenty years . Frederick Augustus I or Augustus II the Strong (German: August II der Starke; Polish: August II Mocny; Lithuanian: Augustas II; 12 May – 1 February ) was Elector of Saxony (as Frederick Augustus I) and King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (as Augustus II). Augustus's great physical strength earned him the nicknames "the Strong," "the Saxon Hercules" and "Iron-Hand." He liked. Poland History Sigismund II Augustus King of Poland Grand Duke of Lithuania Reign – Spouses Elisabeth of Austria (m. ; w. ) Barbara Radziwiłł (m. ; w. ) Catherine of Austria (m. ; w. ) Dynasty Jagiellon Father Sigismund I the Old Mother Bona Sforza Born 1 August Kraków, Poland Died 7 July (aged The history of the last of the Polish monarchs is generally a tragic one and the reign of Augustus III, the penultimate King of Poland, was an example of this. He, like others of this period, often comes under considerable criticism and yet, there should be room to have some sympathy for these monarchs in the last years of life of the old.

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Originally published inthis book presents a comprehensive history of Poland from to The text was begun on the initiative The history of Poland under Augustus II.

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Poland - Poland - Augustus II: A personal union with Saxony, where Augustus II was a strong ruler, seemed at first to offer some advantages to Poland. A king with a power base of his own might reform the Commonwealth, which was still a huge state and potentially a great power.

But such hopes proved vain. Pursuing schemes of dynastic greatness, Augustus II involved unwilling Poland in a. Cambridge History of Poland: From Augustus II to Pilsudski (1), Paperback by Reddaway, W. (EDT); Penson, J. (EDT); Halecki, O.

(EDT); Dyboski, R. (EDT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Originally published inthis book presents a comprehensive history of Poland from to Poland was established as a state under the Piast dynasty, which ruled the country between the 10th and 14th ical records referring to the Polish state begin with the rule of Duke Mieszko I, whose reign commenced sometime before and continued until his death in Mieszko converted to Christianity infollowing his marriage to Princess Doubravka of Bohemia, a fervent.

The second son of Elector John George III of Saxony, Augustus succeeded his elder brother John George IV as elector in After the death of John III Sobieski of Poland (), Augustus became one of 18 candidates for the Polish throne.

To further his chances, he converted to Catholicism, thereby alienating his Lutheran Saxon subjects and causing his wife, a Hohenzollern princess, to leave him.

Augustus II the Strong, King of Poland, was born on this day in That nickname was given to him due to his extraordinary physical strength. According to some sources, he could break horseshoes with his bare hands and perform other amazing feats.

Augustus II was a member of the German House of Wettin, which had ruled Saxony since the Middle. Augustus II (the Strong) (–) King of Poland (–, –33) and, as Frederick Augustus I, Elector of Saxony (–). He was elected by the Polish nobles in order to secure an alliance with Saxony, but the result was to draw Poland into.

AUGUSTUS II., king of Poland, and, as Frederick Augustus I., elector of Saxony (), second son of John George III., elector of Saxony, was born at Dresden on the 12th of May He was well educated, spent some years in travel and in fighting against France, and on account of his immense strength was known as “the Strong.”.

Seven Years War, The Seven Years' War (–) involved nearly every European state and was watershed in world history. It arose as a result of the Anglo-French co Augustus Ii, Augustus II (), called Augustus the Strong, was elector of Saxony and king of Poland.

Better known for his extravagance and promiscuity than Northern War, Northern War, –, general European. Turning to Luke's words, (ii. ,) we find that he speaks in very brief and comprehensive terms.

An edict had been issued by the -Emperor Caesar Augustus, " that all the world should be taxed, and this taxing was first made when Cyreiiius was governor of Syria." In obedience to this edict, all went to be taxed, each into his own city.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Augustus II of Poland (12 May –1 Feb ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Kathedrale Saint Trinitatis, Dresden, Stadtkreis Dresden, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

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The Crown of the Kingdom of Poland (Polish: Korona Królestwa Polskiego; Latin: Corona Regni Poloniae), known as the Polish Crown, or the Crown, is the common name for the historic Late Middle Ages territorial possessions of the King of Poland, including the Kingdom of Poland proper.

The Polish Crown was at the helm of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from to Augustus II (), called Augustus the Strong, was elector of Saxony and king of Poland. Better known for his extravagance and promiscuity than for political shrewdness, he failed in his modest attempts to create a strong and independent Poland.

OnAugustus was born Frederick August of Wettin, in Dresden, the second son of the Saxon. Augustus II, –, king of Poland (–) and, as Frederick Augustus I, elector of Saxony (–). He commanded the imperial army against the Turks (–96), but had no success and was replaced by Prince Eugene of Savoy as soon as he competed for the Polish throne, left vacant by the death of John III.

Gartered arms of Frederick Augustus II, King of Saxony, as displayed on his Order of the Garter stall plate in St. George's Chapel. He was the eldest son of Maximilian, Prince of Saxony – younger son of the Elector Frederick Christian of Saxony – by his first wife, Caroline of Bourbon, Princess of Parma.

Genealogy profile for Augustus III, King of Poland. Genealogy for Frederick Augustus II of Saxony (Wettin, Albertiner), Elector of Saxony, King of Poland ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

People Projects. AUGUSTUS II. (also, and more accurately, designated Frederick Augustus II.), Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, second son of John George III. of Saxony, was born at Dresden, 12th May His personal beauty was remarkable, and from his great physical strength he received the surname of The Strong, by which he is com monly distinguished.

Augustus II, King of Poland, and, as Frederick Augustus I, Elector of Saxony, second son of John George III, elector of Saxony, was born at Dresden on the 12th of May He was well educated, spent some years in travel and in fighting against France, and on account of his immense strength was known as "the Strong." Born: Augustus III (Polish: August III Sas, Lithuanian: Augustas III; 17 October – 5 October ) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from untilas well as Elector of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire from until where he was known as Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II).

The only legitimate son of Augustus II of Poland, he followed his father’s. Polish Monarch. He reigned as King of Poland from to As Frederick Augustus I, he was elector of Saxony from to His coronation as King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was on Septem He served until and then again from until his death in.

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Of course, World War II, you got this massive sort of sacrifice. As we said, one in five of the population are.Augustus III, –, king of Poland (–63) and, as Frederick Augustus II, elector of Saxony (–63); son of Augustus II, whom he succeeded in Saxony.

Elected king of Poland by a minority, he allied himself with Empress Anna of Russia and Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in the War of the Polish Succession (–35) and secured.