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Augustus II of Poland (and Saxony) dies (50 words)
Historical Context Note
Augustus II of Poland (and Saxony) dies. After his death, powerful nobleman Nicholas Potocki excludes non-Catholics from office, in an attempt to secure the succession of Stanislaus Lesczcyinski. Although he takes the throne for the following three years, he is eventually deposed in favour of Augustus II's son Augustus III.17359 Augustus II of Poland (and Saxony) dies 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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