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'''Augustus III''' (1696 - 1763) was the only legitimate son of [[Augustus II]] ''the Strong''. He inherited the duchy of [[Saxony]] (as [[prince-elector]] ''Frederick Augustus II'') in 1733 and was elected King of [[Poland]] and [[Grand Duke]] of [[Lithuania]] in 1734, becoming the second and last [[Wettiner]] to occupy the Polish throne.
 
'''Augustus III''' (1696 - 1763) was the only legitimate son of [[Augustus II]] ''the Strong''. He inherited the duchy of [[Saxony]] (as [[prince-elector]] ''Frederick Augustus II'') in 1733 and was elected King of [[Poland]] and [[Grand Duke]] of [[Lithuania]] in 1734, becoming the second and last [[Wettiner]] to occupy the Polish throne.
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Source: [http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/43134/Augustus-III Britannica Online Encyclopedia]
 
[[Category:Electors of Saxony]]
 
[[Category:Electors of Saxony]]
 
[[Category:Kings of Poland]]
 
[[Category:Kings of Poland]]
 
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[[Category:Grand Dukes of Lithuania]]

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Augustus III (1696 - 1763) was the only legitimate son of Augustus II the Strong. He inherited the duchy of Saxony (as prince-elector Frederick Augustus II) in 1733 and was elected King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania in 1734, becoming the second and last Wettiner to occupy the Polish throne.

Source: Britannica Online Encyclopedia