Christian II, Elector of Saxony
|Elector of Saxony|
|Reign||25 September 1591 – 23 June 1611|
|Successor||John George I|
|Regent||Frederick William I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar|
23 September 1583|
23 June 1611 (aged 27)|
|Spouse||Hedwig of Denmark|
|House||House of Wettin|
|Father||Christian I, Elector of Saxony|
|Mother||Sophie of Brandenburg|
Christian succeeded his father as Elector of Saxony in 1591 at the age of eight. Because of his youth, his mother Sophie of Brandenburg and his kinsman, Duke Frederick William I of Saxe-Weimar, assumed the regency of the Electorate until 1601, when Christian was declared an adult and began to govern.
Christian II, Elector of SaxonyBorn: 23 September 1583 Died: 23 June 1611
| Elector of Saxony
John George I
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