William III, Landgrave of Thuringia

Landgrave of Thuringia and Duke of Luxembourg

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.

William III, Landgrave of Thuringia
Wilhelm III of Thuringia by Anton Boys
Born(1425-04-30)30 April 1425
Meissen, Germany
Died17 September 1482(1482-09-17) (aged 57)
Weimar, Germany
Noble familyHouse of Wettin
Spouse(s)Anne of Luxembourg
FatherFrederick I, Elector of Saxony
MotherCatherine of Brunswick and Lunenburg