The Free State of Saxony is a federal state of Germany. Located in the southeastern part of country, it is the tenth-largest German state in area (18,413 km²) and the sixth largest in population (4.3 million), of Germany's sixteen states.

Saxony has a long history as a duchy, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire (the Electorate of Saxony), and eventually as a kingdom. It was merged into the German Empire in 1871, although it was still ruled by its own king. In 1918, subsequent to Germany's defeat in World War I, the King of Saxony emulated the example of Wilhelm II, German Emperor, and abdicated. After World War II, it fell under the communist rule of East Germany until reunification in 1989.

Saxony in Atlantis[]

The Kingdom of Saxony joined France, Russia, and Austria to wage war against Prussia, and lost.

Saxony in The Man With the Iron Heart[]

Several cities in Saxony were heavily bombed by the Anglo-Americans in the closing years of World War II, most notably Dresden and Chemnitz.

Saxony was occupied by the Soviet Union. Consequently, the German Freedom Front was very active there.