Albert o Saxony

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Albert o Saxony
Albert of Saxony by Nicola Perscheid c1900.jpg
Albert o Saxony bi Nicola Perscheid, c. 1900
Keeng o Saxony
Ring29 October 1873 – 19 Juin 1902
PredecessorJohn
SuccessorGeorge
Born23 Apryle 1828(1828-04-23)
Dresden, Saxony
Dee'd19 Juin 1902(1902-06-19) (aged 74)
Sibyllenort, German Empire
BuirialKatholische Hofkirche
SpouseCarola o Vasa (m. 1853)
Full name
Friedrich August Albert Anton Ferdinand Joseph Karl Maria Baptist Nepomuk Wilhelm Xaver Georg Fidelis
HooseWettin
FaitherJohn o Saxony
MitherAmalie Auguste o Bavarie
ReleegionRoman Catholicism

Albert (German: Albert; 23 Aprile 1828 – 19 Juin 1902) wis the Keeng o Saxony an a member o the Hoose o Wettin. He wis the auldest son o Prince John (wha succeedit his brither Friedrich August II o Saxony on the Saxon throne as King John in 1854) bi his wife Amalie Auguste o Bavarie. Albert haed a successfu militar career leadin Saxon troops which participated in the First Schleswig War, the Austro-Prussian War, an the Franco-Prussian War.