Albert III, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
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Who is Albert III, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg?
Albert III, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg: Albert III of Saxe-Lauenburg was a son of John I, Duke of Saxony and Ingeborg Birgersdotter of Småland, a daughter or granddaughter of Birger Jarl. He ruled Saxony jointly with his uncle, Albert II, and his brothers Eric I and John II until their coming of age. In 1296 Albert III, his brothers and their uncle divided Saxony into Saxe-Wittenberg, ruled by Albert II, and Saxe-Lauenburg, jointly ruled by the brothers between 1296 and 1303 and thereafter partitioned among them. Albert III then ruled the branch duchy of Saxe-Ratzeburg until his death.
- also known as Albert III of Saxe-Lauenburg
- born in (734 years ago), child of John I, Duke of Saxony and Ingeborg Birgersdotter of Bjelbo
- Marriage with Margaret of Brandenburg between and (6 years)
- died in (707 years ago)
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