Catherine of Saxony (1421–1476)

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Catherine of Saxony (1421–1476)

Electress of Brandenburg. Name variations: Katharina of Saxony. Born in 1421; died on August 23, 1476; daughter of Fredrick I the Warlike (b. 1370), elector of Saxony; sister of Anna of Saxony (1420–1462); married Frederick II the Iron (1413–1471), elector of Brandenburg (r. 1440–1470, abdicated), on June 11, 1441; children: Dorothea of Brandenburg (1446–1519); Margaret of Brandenburg (c. 1450–1489).