William III, Landgrave of Thuringia

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William III, Landgrave of Thuringia
Wilhelm III of Thuringia by Anton Boys
Wilhelm III of Thuringia by Anton Boys
Spouse(s) Anne of Luxembourg
Noble family House of Wettin
Father Frederick I, Elector of Saxony
Mother Catherine of Brunswick and Lunenburg
Born (1425-04-30)30 April 1425
Meissen, Germany
Died 17 September 1482(1482-09-17) (aged 57)
Weimar, Germany

William III (30 April 1425 – 17 September 1482), called the Brave (in German Wilhelm der Tapfere), was landgrave of Thuringia (from 1445) and claimant duke of Luxemburg (from 1457). He is actually the second William to rule Thuringia, and in Luxembourg; he was the third Margrave of Meissen named William.