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Countess Friederike of Schlieben

Countess Friederike Amalie of Schlieben[1] (German: Friederike Amalie Gräfin von Schlieben; 28 February 1757 – 17 December 1827)[1] was the consort of Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck.

Countess Friederike von Schlieben
Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Friederike Amalie zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck.jpg
PredecessorUrsula Anna of Dohna-Schlobitten
SuccessorPrincess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel
Born(1757-02-28)28 February 1757
Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia
Died17 December 1827(1827-12-17) (aged 70)
Schleswig, Duchy of Schleswig
SpouseFriedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
IssuePrincess Friederike
Princess Luise
Friedrich Wilhelm
Full name
German: Friederike Amalie
HouseHouse of Schlieben
House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
FatherCount Karl Leopold of Schlieben
MotherCountess Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff


Early lifeEdit

Friederike was born in Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia and was the second and youngest daughter of Count Karl Leopold of Schlieben and his wife, Countess Marie Eleanore von Lehndorff.[2]

Marriage and issueEdit

Friederike married Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, son of Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck and his wife Countess Charlotte zu Dohna-Schlodien, on 9 March 1780 in Königsberg.[1] Friederike and Friedrich Karl Ludwig had three children:[2]

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 28 February 1757 – 9 March 1780: Countess Friederike von Schlieben
  • 9 March 1780 – 25 March 1816: Her Serene Highness the Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
  • 25 March 1816 – 17 December 1827: Her Serene Highness the Dowager Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck




  1. ^ a b c Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), Burke's Peerage, ISBN 0220662223, p. 328
  2. ^ a b c d e Darryl Lundy (21 Sep 2007). "Friederike Amalie Gräfin von Schlieben". Retrieved 2010-07-31.
Countess Friederike of Schlieben
House of Schlieben
Born: 28 February 1757 Died: 17 December 1827
German royalty
Preceded by
Ursula Anna of Dohna-Schlobitten
Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
9 March 1780 – 25 March 1816
Succeeded by
Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel