Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg

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August Philipp
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg
Spouse Dorothea von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Full name
August Philipp
Father Johann II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plon
Mother Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen
Born (1573-01-20)20 January 1573
Sønderborg
Died 13 May 1627(1627-05-13) (aged 54)
Sønderborg- Beck

Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (20 January 1573 – 13 May 1627), was a Danish nobleman.

Alexander was born in Sønderborg (German: Sonderburg) in Schleswig, the third child of Johann II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plon and Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen. Because his elder surviving brother chose Ærø as his seat, Alexander received Sønderborg upon their father's death and was in practice its second duke. Alexander died in Sønderborg.

Alexander married Dorothea von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen on 26 November 1604 in Oldenburg. They had eleven children: