Augustus, the Elector of Saxony, converts to Catholicism

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Augustus, Elector of Saxony, announces his conversion to Catholicism, in order to render himself eligible for the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Editors. "Augustus, the Elector of Saxony, converts to Catholicism". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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