Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg

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Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Spouse(s) Frederikke Louise of Danneskiold-Samsøe
Noble family House of Oldenburg
Father Frederick William of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Mother Sophia Amalia of Ahlefeld
Born (1696-08-04)4 August 1696
Died 20 January 1754(1754-01-20) (aged 57)

Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (4 August 1696 – 20 January 1754) was a son of Frederick William of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, who was himself a son of Ernest Günther.

He served as provost of the cathedral chapter in Hamburg. Later, he became governor of the Danish island Als, then General of the Infantry and Colonel of the royal guards in Denmark. In 1731, Christian August succeeded his childless uncle Ernest August.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He married Frederikke Louise (1699-1744), the daughter of Count Christian Gyldenløve of Danneskiold-Samsøe. They had the following children:

Ancestors[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.
Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
Born: 4 August 1696 Died: 20 January 1754
Preceded by
Ernest August
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
1731-1754
Succeeded by
Frederick Christian I