The first care of the new elector was to come to terms with John Frederick, and to strengthen his own hold upon the electoral position. This object was secured by a treaty made at Naumburg in February 1554, when, in return for the grant of Altenburg and other lands, John Frederick recognized Augustus as elector of Saxony.
When Maurice returned to Saxony after the Peace of Passau, he was no longer seen as a traitor; both Protestants and Catholics rendered him equal respect. In addition the emperor in correspondence to both parties exhorted them to maintain peace in his empire; shortly after, he campaigned against the Ottomans in Hungary .
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At length in September 1645 the elector was compelled to agree to a truce with the Swedes, who, however, retained Leipzig; and as far as Saxony was concerned this ended the Thirty Years' War. After the Peace of Westphalia, which with regard to Saxony did little more than confirm the treaty of Prague, John George died on 8 October 1656.
Anna of Saxony (23 December 1544 – 18 December 1577) was the heiress of Maurice, Elector of Saxony, and Agnes, eldest daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse. Maurice's only son, Albert, died in infancy.
Duchy of Saxony: Sidonie of Poděbrady 11 November 1464 Cheb nine children: Son of Frederick II. He was the founder and progenitor of the Albertine line of Saxon princes. Frederick III the Wise (Friedrich der Weise) 17 January 1463: 26 August 1486 – 5 May 1525: 5 May 1525: Ernestine Electorate of Saxony: Unmarried: Son of Ernest.
August (* 31.Juli 1526 in Freiberg; † 11. Februar 1586 in Dresden), der sich selbst Augustus nannte und unter Bezug auf seine landesväterliche Stellung im Volksmund auch Vater August hieß, war von 1553 bis zu seinem Tod Kurfürst von Sachsen aus der albertinischen Linie des Hauses Wettin.