Frederick III

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Frederick III

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1. (Biography) 1415–93, Holy Roman Emperor (1452–93) and, as Frederick IV, king of Germany (1440–93)
2. (Biography) called the Wise. 1463–1525, elector of Saxony (1486–1525). He protected Martin Luther in Wartburg Castle after the Diet of Worms (1521)