Albert Wolfgang, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe
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He was born in Bückeburg the son of Friedrich Christian, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe and his first wife, Countess Johanna Sophia of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1673–1743). He succeeded his father as Count on the 13 June 1728. In 1743, he joined Maria Theresa of Austria and Schaumburg-Lippe led during the War of the Austrian Succession. He died at Bückeburg and was succeeded as Count by his son Wilhelm.
Marriages and children
He was married firstly to Countess Margarete Gertrud of Oeynhausen (1701–1726), an illegitimate daughter of George I of Great Britain and his mistress Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg, on the 30 October 1721 at London.
They had two children.
- Count Georg Wilhelm (1722–1742)
- Count Wilhelm (1724–1777)
He had an illegitimate son, August Wolfrath von Campen, who married Wilhelmine, daughter of William Gustav of Anhalt-Dessau.
Albert Wolfgang, Count of Schaumburg-LippeBorn: 27 April 1699 Died: 24 September 1748
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