Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben (German: Karl Leopold Graf von Schlieben; 3 February 1723 – 18 April 1788) was the Royal Prussian Minister of War between 1769 and 1772.
|Count Karl Leopold|
|Born||3 February 1723|
Magdeburg, Kingdom of Prussia
|Died||18 April 1788 (aged 65)|
Königsberg, East Prussia
|Spouse||Countess Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff|
|Issue||Marie Karoline, Countess Friedrich Wilhelm von Schlieben|
Friederike Amalie, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
|Father||Count George Adam von Schlieben|
|Mother||Countess Katharina Dorothea Finck von Finckenstein|
He was born in Magdeburg. His father was Count George Adam von Schlieben (German: Georg Adam Graf von Schlieben, 5 February 1688 – 15 June 1737) and his mother was Countess Katharina Dorothea Finck von Finckenstein.
Marriage and issueEdit
He married Countess Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff (1723-1800) on 18 January 1747 in Königsberg. They had two daughters:
- Countess Marie Karoline of Schlieben (28 January 1752 – 2 August 1832); married Count Friedrich Wilhelm von Schlieben (died in 1783) and had issue. Through their only daughter Amalie (1777-1845), she is an ancestress of the Princes of Dohna-Schlobitten and Princes of Hochberg-Pless.
- Countess Friederike Amalie of Schlieben (28 February 1757 – 17 December 1827); married, on 9 March 1780 in Königsberg, Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck and had issue. Through her son, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, she is an ancestress of the Royal Houses of Denmark, Greece, Norway, and the United Kingdom.
Count Karl Leopold died in Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia.