Person:Anna of Saxony (1)

Anna of Saxony
  1. Anna of Saxony1544 - 1577
m. 24 Aug 1561
  1. Countess Anna of Nassau1563 - 1588
  2. Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange1567 - 1625
  3. Countess Emilia of Nassau1569 - 1629
  • HJan Rubens - Abt 1587
  • WAnna of Saxony1544 - 1577
  1. Christina von Sachsen1571 -
Facts and Events
Name Anna of Saxony
Alt Name Anna van Saksen Meissen
Gender Female
Birth[1] 23 Dec 1544 Dresden (inhabited place), Saxony
Marriage 24 Aug 1561 Leipzig, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germanyto Willem van Oranje
Marriage to Jan Rubens
Death[1] 18 Dec 1577 Dresden (region), Saxony
Reference Number? Q76488?

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Anna of Saxony (23 December 1544 – 18 December 1577) was the heiress of Maurice, Elector of Saxony, and Agnes, eldest daughter of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse.[1] Maurice's only son, Albert, died in infancy. Anna was the second wife of William the Silent.

Anna was born and died in Dresden. Her wealth drew many suitors;[2] before the proposal of Orange in 1560, there were negotiations with the Swedish royal house. She accepted the suit of William I of Orange, and they were married on 25 August 1561.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Anna of Saxony, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Anne von Sachsen, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.