Alexander Hermann, Count of Wartensleben
Alexander Hermann Graf von Wartensleben (16 December 1650, Bad Lippspringe – 26 January 1734, Berlin) was an officer in the armies of various German states, a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall and a member of the Cabinet of Three Counts with August David zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein and Johann Kasimir Kolbe von Wartenberg - due to their heavy taxation, this was also known as the "three great W(oes)" of Prussia (Wartenberg, Wartensleben, Wittgenstein).
He was the eldest son of Herrmann Hans von Wartensleben and his wife Elisabeth von Haxthausen. His father was lord of Güter Exten, as well as of Rinteln, Nordhold and Ottleben. He led the Wartensleben Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Blenheim.
- Albert Broedel: From the charcoal hovel to an industrial area … in accordance with official sources 1937-1939 (Chapter III. 4. The emergence of the manor Wallendorf), published by W. Broedel, Kulmbach 1997