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Treaty Of Leipzig
The TREATY OF LEIPZIG or PARTITION OF LEIPZIG (German Leipziger Teilung) was signed on 11 November 1485 between Elector Ernest of Saxony
Saxony
and his younger brother Albert III , the sons of Elector Frederick II of Saxony
Saxony
from the House of Wettin
House of Wettin
. The agreement perpetuated the division of the Wettin lands into a Saxon and a Thuringian part, which in the long run obstructed the further development of a Central German hegemonic power in favour of Brandenburg-Prussia
Brandenburg-Prussia
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYIn 1423 Ernest's and Albert's grandfather, Margrave Frederick IV of Meissen
Meissen
had received the Saxon Electorate from the hands of the Luxembourg emperor Sigismund
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Schmalkaldic War
Empire of Charles V : * Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
* Spain
Spain
Duchy of
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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
CHARLES V (Spanish : Carlos; German : Karl; Dutch : Karel; Italian : Carlo) (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of both the Spanish Empire
Spanish Empire
from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
from 1519, as well as of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1506. He voluntarily stepped down from these and other positions by a series of abdications between 1554 and 1556. Through inheritance, he brought together under his rule extensive territories in western, central, and southern Europe, and the Spanish colonies in the Americas and Asia. As a result, his domains spanned nearly four million square kilometers and were the first to be described as "the empire on which the sun never sets ". Charles was the heir of three of Europe's leading dynasties: the Houses of Valois-Burgundy (Netherlands), Habsburg
Habsburg
(Holy Roman Empire), and Trastámara (Spain)
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Protestant Reformation
Waldensians · Savonarola · Lollards · Western Schism · Hussites · Northern Renaissance
Northern Renaissance
· German mysticism Start of the
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Meissen
MEISSEN (in German orthography : Meißen, IPA: ) is a town of approximately 30,000 about 25 km (16 mi) northwest of Dresden
Dresden
on both banks of the Elbe
Elbe
river in the Free State of Saxony
Saxony
, in eastern Germany
Germany
. Meissen
Meissen
is the home of Meissen porcelain
Meissen porcelain
, the Albrechtsburg castle, the Gothic Meissen
Meissen
Cathedral
Cathedral
and the Meissen
Meissen
Frauenkirche. The Große Kreisstadt
Große Kreisstadt
is the capital of the Meissen
Meissen
district
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List Of Rulers Of Thuringia
This is a LIST OF THE RULERS OF THURINGIA , an historical and political region of Central Germany
Germany
. CONTENTS * 1 Kings of Thuringia
Thuringia
* 2 Frankish dukes of Thuringia
Thuringia
* 3 Margraves of Thuringia
Thuringia
* 4 Landgraves of Thuringia
Thuringia
* 4.1 Winzenburger * 4.2 Ludowinger * 4.3 House of Wettin
House of Wettin
KINGS OF THURINGIA See also: Thuringii
Thuringii
* 450–500 Bisinus * 500–530 Baderich * 500–530 Berthachar * 500–531 Herminafried * fl. 540 Fisud Conquered by the Franks
Franks

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Maurice, Elector Of Saxony
MAURICE (21 March 1521 – 9 July 1553) was Duke (1541–47) and later Elector (1547–53) of Saxony . His clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin dynasty extensive lands and the electoral dignity. CONTENTS * 1 1521–1541: Infancy and youth * 2 1541–1548: The Wurzener Feud and the Schmalkaldic War
Schmalkaldic War
* 3 1548–1553: The Diet of Augsburg
Diet of Augsburg
and the Peace of Passau * 4 Death * 5 Ancestors * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 Literature 1521–1541: INFANCY AND YOUTHMaurice was the fourth child but first son of the future Henry IV, Duke of Saxony
Duke of Saxony
, then a Catholic, and his Protestant wife Catherine of Mecklenburg -Schwerin. Henry was the younger brother of George, Duke of Saxony
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John Frederick I, Elector Of Saxony
JOHANN FREDERICK I (German : Johann Friedrich I; 30 June 1503 in Torgau
Torgau
– 3 March 1554 in Weimar
Weimar
), CALLED JOHANN THE MAGNANIMOUS, OR ST. JOHANN THE STEADFAST (by Lutherans), was Elector of Saxony
Elector of Saxony
and Head of the Protestant
Protestant
Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League ), "Champion of the Reformation". CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Elector of Saxony
Elector of Saxony
* 3 Prisoner * 4 Final days * 5 Ancestry * 6 Marriage and family * 7 References * 8 Translations * 9 External links EARLY YEARS 28 scenes depicting the Protestant
Protestant
view of the life of the elector
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East Germany
EAST GERMANY, officially the GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (GDR; German : Deutsche Demokratische Republik pronounced , DDR), was a socialist state in central -western Europe
Europe
, during the Cold War period. From 1949 to 1990, it administered the region of Germany
Germany
that was occupied by Soviet forces at the end of World War II
World War II
—the Soviet Occupation Zone of the Potsdam Agreement , bounded on the east by the Oder–Neisse line . The Soviet zone surrounded West Berlin , but did not include it; as a result, West Berlin remained outside the jurisdiction of the GDR. The German Democratic Republic
German Democratic Republic
was established in the Soviet Zone, while the Federal Republic was established in the three western zones
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Saxony
The FREE STATE OF SAXONY (German : der Freistaat Sachsen ; Upper Sorbian : Swobodny stat Sakska) is a landlocked federal state of Germany
Germany
, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg
Brandenburg
, Saxony
Saxony
Anhalt , Thuringia
Thuringia
, and Bavaria
Bavaria
, as well as the countries of Poland
Poland
(Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships ) and the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(Karlovy Vary , Liberec and Ústí nad Labem Regions ). Its capital is Dresden , and its largest city is Leipzig
Leipzig
. Saxony
Saxony
is the tenth largest of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of 18,413 square kilometres (7,109 sq mi), and the sixth most populous, with 4 million people
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Kingdom Of Saxony
The KINGDOM OF SAXONY (German : Königreich Sachsen), lasting between 1806 and 1918, was an independent member of a number of historical confederacies in Napoleonic through post-Napoleonic Germany . From 1871 it was part of the German Empire . It became a Free state in the era of Weimar Republic in 1918 after the end of World War I and the abdication of King Frederick Augustus III of Saxony . Its capital was the city of Dresden , and its modern successor state is the Free State of Saxony
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Capitulation Of Wittenberg
The CAPITULATION OF WITTENBERG (German : Wittenberger Kapitulation) was a treaty in 1547 by which John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony
John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony
, was compelled to resign the electoral dignity. The Electorate of Saxony and most of his territory, including Wittenberg
Wittenberg
, passed from the elder, Ernestine line to the cadet branch, the Albertine line of the House of Wettin
House of Wettin
. Wittenberg
Wittenberg
had become the focal point of the Protestant Reformation
Protestant Reformation
. On the door of the castle church at Wittenberg
Wittenberg
in 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses , the opening act of the Reformation. There in 1520 he burned the papal bull condemning him, and in 1534 the first Lutheran
Lutheran
Bible was printed there
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Landgrave
LANDGRAVE (Dutch : landgraaf, German : Landgraf; Swedish : lantgreve, French : landgrave; Latin : comes magnus, comes patriae, comes provinciae, comes terrae, comes principalis, lantgravius) was a noble title used in the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
, and later on in its former territories. The German titles of Landgraf, Markgraf ("margrave "), and Pfalzgraf ("count palatine ") are in the same class of ranks as Herzog ("duke") and above the rank of a Graf
Graf
("count"). CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Description * 3 Examples * 4 Related terms * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links ETYMOLOGYThe English word LANDGRAVE is the equivalent of the German LANDGRAF, a compound of the words Land and Graf
Graf
(German: count). DESCRIPTIONThe title referred originally to a count who had imperial immediacy , or feudal duty owed directly to the Holy Roman Emperor
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Wittenberg
WITTENBERG, officially LUTHERSTADT WITTENBERG, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt
Saxony-Anhalt
, Germany
Germany
. Situated on the river Elbe
Elbe
, it has a population of about 50,000. The importance of Wittenberg
Wittenberg
historically was due to its seat of the Elector of Saxony
Saxony
, a dignity held by the dukes of Saxe- Wittenberg
Wittenberg
and also to its close connection with Martin Luther and the dawn of the Protestant Reformation
Protestant Reformation
; several of its buildings are associated with the events of this time. Part of the Augustinian
Augustinian
monastery in which Luther dwelt, first as a monk and later as owner with his wife and family, is preserved and considered to be the world's premier museum dedicated to Luther
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Frederick I, Elector Of Saxony
FREDERICK I, THE BELLIGERENT OR THE WARLIKE (German : Friedrich der Streitbare; 11 April 1370 – 4 January 1428), a member of the House of Wettin , ruled as Margrave of Meissen from 1407 and Elector of Saxony (as Frederick I) from 1423 until his death. He is not to be confused with his cousin Landgrave Frederick IV of Thuringia
Thuringia
, the son of Landgrave Balthasar . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Family * 3 Ancestry * 4 References BIOGRAPHYHe was the eldest son of Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia , and Catherine of Henneberg
Catherine of Henneberg
. After the death of his uncle William I, Margrave of Meissen in 1407, he governed the Margraviate of Meissen together with his brother William II as well as with his cousin Frederick IV (son of Balthasar ), until their possessions were divided in 1410 and 1415
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