Frederick Christian, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe

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Friedrich Christian, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe

Friedrich Christian, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe (16 August 1655 – 13 June 1728) was the second ruler of the County of Schaumburg-Lippe.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Bückeburg, the son of Philipp I, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe and Landgravine Sofia of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel) (1615–1670).

He became Count on his father's death on 10 April 1681, and reigned until his death at Bückeburg. He was succeeded by his elder surviving son Albrecht Wolfgang.

Marriage and children[edit]

He was married on 4 January 1691 at Langenburg to Countess Johanna Sophia of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1673–1743). The divorced in 1723. They had six children:

  • Count Friedrich August (1693–1694)
  • Count Wilhelm Ludwig (1695–1695)
  • Countess Sophie Charlotte (1696–1697)
  • Count Philipp (1698–1698)
  • Count Albrecht Wolfgang (1699–1748)
  • Count Friedrich (1702–1776)

He subsequently married Maria Anna von Gall on 3 December 1725 at Brixen.

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Frederick Christian, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe
Born: 16 August 1655 Died: 13 June 1728
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Philipp I
Count of Schaumburg-Lippe
1681–1728
Succeeded by
Albrecht Wolfgang