Emilie of Saxony

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Emilie of Saxony (27 July 1516 – 9 April 1591) was the third wife of Margrave George the Pious of Brandenburg-Ansbach. Since his two earlier wives died before his accession, she was the only one to hold the title of Margravine.

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Emilie of Saxony
Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach
1516_Emilia.jpg
Lucas Cranach the Elder - Emilie of Saxony, detail of a painting from 1535, oil on a poplar panel, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Tenure1536–1543
Born(1516-07-27)27 July 1516
Freiberg
Died9 April 1591(1591-04-09) (aged 74)
Ansbach
Spouse
(m. 1533; died 1543)
IssueSophie, Duchess of Legnica
Barbara
Dorothy Catherine, Burgravine of Meissen
George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
HouseWettin
FatherHenry IV, Duke of Saxony
MotherCatherine of Mecklenburg
ReligionLutheranism
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