Meaning of Frederick III

Frederick III

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  1. 1415–93, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1452–93; as Frederick IV, king of Germany 1440–93.
  2. (“the Wise”) 1463–1525, elector of Saxony 1486–1525: protector of Martin Luther.
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