Saxe-Zeitz

The Duchy of Saxe-Zeitz (German: Herzogtum Sachsen-Zeitz) was a territory of the Holy Roman Empire established in 1656–57 as a secundogeniture of the Electoral Saxon house of House of Wettin. Its capital was Zeitz. The territory fell back to the Wettin electoral line in 1718.

Duchy of Saxe-Zeitz
Herzogtum Sachsen-Zeitz
1657–1718
Saxe-Zeitz territories within the Wettin lands,
about 1680
StatusSecundogeniture of Saxony
CapitalZeitz
GovernmentDuchy
Historical eraEarly modern Europe
 Established
1657
 Fell back to Saxony
1718
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Electorate of Saxony
Electorate of Saxony

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