Frederick William III, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck

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Frederick William III, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Noble family House of Oldenburg
Father Frederick William II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Mother Ursula Anna of Dohna-Schlodien
Born (1723-11-04)4 November 1723
Died 6 May 1757(1757-05-06) (aged 33)
Prague

Frederick William III, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (4 November 1723 – 6 May 1757) was a son of Frederick William II and his wife, Ursula Anna of Dohna. He succeeded his father as Duke of Beck in 1749.

Frederick William was a recipient of the Order of the Red Eagle. He served as a colonel in the Prussian Army and fell in the Battle of Prague in 1757 during the Seven Years' War. He was unmarried and childless; he was succeed as Duke of Beck by his uncle Charles Louis.

Ancestors[edit]

Frederick William III, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Born: 4 November 1723 Died: 6 May 1757
Preceded by
Frederick William II
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
1749-1757
Succeeded by
Charles Louis


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.