Leisnig is a small town in the district of Mittelsachsen, federal Free State of Saxony in Germany.
A settlement in this location was first mentioned in 1046. The town features Mildenstein Castle which is over 1000 years old. The house Markt 13 shows the coat of arms of the family Apian.
Leisnig was Friedrich Olbricht's birthplace. In 1944, he was involved in the July 20 Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, and was executed for his participation in it.
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