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Wettin, House of familylocked

  • Jeffrey Chipps Smith,
  • Werner Arnold,
  • Volker Helas,
  • Anna Bentkowska,
  • Gerald Heres
  •  and Ingrid Sattel Bernardini

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German family of rulers, collectors and patrons ( see fig. ). Different branches ruled as dukes and electors of Saxony, kings of Poland and, from the early 19th to the early 20th century, as kings of Saxony. Frederick, Margrave of Meissen, was awarded the Duchy of Saxe-Wittenburg in ...

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Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, 56 vols (Leipzig, 1875–1912)
[flourished]
U. Thieme and F. Becker, eds: Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, 37 vols (Leipzig, 1907–50) [see also Meissner above]