Frederick 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.

Friedrich Christian, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe

BiographyEdit

He was born in Bückeburg, the son of Philip I, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe and Landgravine Sophie 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 Albert Wolfgang.

Marriage and childrenEdit

He was married on 4 January 1691 at Langenburg to Countess Johanna Sophia of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1673–1743). They 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 Count of Schaumburg-Lippe
1681–1728
Succeeded by