(Johann Georg I; 15851656). Elector of Saxony of the Albertine line 161156; son of Christian* I; b. Dresden; in Thirty* Years' War first sided with Ferdinand II (15781637; king Boh. 161719 and 162037; Holy Roman emp. 161937), later with Gustavus* II; concluded treaty with emp. 1635; fought Swed. 1636; defeated at Wittstock. Promoted culture.
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