List of rulers of Saxony

This article lists dukes, electors, and kings ruling over different territories named Saxony from the beginning of the Saxon Duchy in the 6th century to the end of the German monarchies in 1918.

Monarchy of Saxony
Frederick Augustus III
Details
StyleHis Majesty
First monarchHadugato
Last monarchFrederick Augustus III
Formation531
Abolition13 November 1918
AppointerHereditary
Pretender(s)Disputed: Daniel, Margrave of Meissen
or Prince Alexander

The electors of Saxony from John the Steadfast onwards have been Lutheran until Augustus II of Saxony converted to Catholicism in order to be elected King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. His descendants (including all Kings of Saxony) have since been Catholic.


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