Which famous people have you outlived?
Ernest, Elector of Saxony
Died when: 45 years 155 days
Star Sign: Aries
Ernest (Meissen, 24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486 in Colditz) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.Ernst was the founder and progenitor of the Ernestine line of Saxon princes, and a direct patrilineal ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom), Michael, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach), Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen (Saxe-Meiningen) and Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) and Duchess Donata of Mecklenburg (Saxe-Altenburg: since she is a matrilineal descendant of the last reigning duke of Saxe-Altenburg even if the Saxe-Altenburg line became extinct (in the male line) but since the duke had 2 daughters Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Altenburg (Donata's maternal grandmother) and princess Princess Elisabeth, the Saxe-Altenburg line isn't technically "extinct" since the duke's descendants are still living (in this case, Duchess Donata and her children).