Elizabeth of Wittelsbach (1540–1594)

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Elizabeth of Wittelsbach (1540–1594)

Electress of Saxony. Born on June 30, 1540; died on February 8, 1594; daughter of Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519–1567) and Frederick III the Pious, elector of the Palatinate; married John Frederick II, elector of Saxony, on June 12, 1558. John Frederick's first wife was Agnes of Hesse (1527–1555).