Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben

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Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben
Spouse Countess Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff
Issue Marie Karoline
Friederike Amalie
Father Count George Adam von Schlieben
Mother Countess Katharina Dorothea Finck von Finckenstein
Born (1723-02-03)3 February 1723
Magdeburg, Kingdom of Prussia
Died 18 April 1788(1788-04-18) (aged 65)
Königsberg, East Prussia

Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben (German: Karl Leopold Graf von Schlieben, 3 February 1723 – 18 April 1788) was Royal Prussian Minister of War,[1] between 1769 and 1772.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Magdeburg. His father was Count George Adam von Schlieben (German: Georg Adam Graf von Schlieben, 5 February 1688 – 15 June 1737) and his mother was Countess Katharina Dorothea Finck von Finckenstein.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He married Countess Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff on 18 January 1747 in Königsberg. They had two daughters:

Count Karl Leopold died in Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia.

Descendants[edit]

Through his daughter, Friederike, Karl Leopold is a 5x great grandfather of Elizabeth II, and 6x great grandfather of Charles, Prince of Wales, Margrethe II of Denmark, Constantine II of Greece, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Harald V of Norway, Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

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