1310 – King Casimir III of Poland (d. 1368) 1331 – Gaston III, Count of Foix (d. 1391) 1383 – Anne of Gloucester, English countess, granddaughter of King Edward III of England (d. 1438) 1425 – William III, Landgrave of Thuringia (d. 1482) 1504 – Francesco Primaticcio, Italian painter (d. 1570) 1553 – Louise of Lorraine (d. 1601 ...
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Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II.; 18 May 1797 in Dresden – 9 August 1854 in Brennbüchel, Karrösten, Tyrol) was King of Saxony and a member of the House of Wettin.
The hostility to Agnes, it must be admitted, may be exaggerated by the chronicler William of Tyre, whom she prevented from becoming Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem decades later, as well as from William's continuators like Ernoul, who hints at a slight on her moral character: "car telle n'est que roine doie iestre di si haute cite comme de Jherusalem" ("there should not be such a queen for so ...
May 21 – George III, Landgrave of Leuchtenberg (b. 1502) May 25. Gemma Frisius, Dutch mathematician and cartographer (b. 1508) Henry II of Navarre (b. 1503) June 10 – Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg (1502–1535) (b. 1485) September 8 – Thomas of Villanova, Spanish Roman Catholic bishop and saint (b. 1488)
In March 1439, Elisabeth's sister, Anne, was betrothed to William III, Landgrave of Thuringia, son of Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, and was sent to live at the Saxonian court. King Albert died in October 1439 after a brief campaign against the Ottoman Empire.
October 22 – Louis IV (the Saint), landgrave of Thuringia (d. 1227) Abu Bakr ibn Sayyid al-Nās, Moorish imam and theologian (d. 1261) Adam Marsh, English Franciscan scholar and theologian (d. 1259) Ahmad al-Badawi, Almohad Sufi scholar, jurist and mystic (d. 1276) Albertus Magnus, German Dominican friar and bishop (d. 1280)