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Friedrich Karl Ludwig
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Reign 24 February 1775–25 March 1816
Predecessor Peter August
Successor Friedrich Wilhelm
Spouse Countess Friederike of Schlieben
Issue
Princess Friederike
Princess Luise
Friedrich Wilhelm
Full name
Frederick Charles Louis
German: Friedrich Karl Ludwig
Father Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Mother Countess Frederica of Dohna-Schlobitten
Born 20 August 1757(1757-08-20)
Died 24 April 1816 (aged 58)
Wellingsbüttel Manor

Friedrich Karl Ludwig of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck[1][2] (20 August 1757[1][2] - 24 April 1816; Wellingsbüttel Manor[1][2]) was the fifth and penultimate Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck[1][2]. Friedrich Karl Ludwig was the son of Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck and his wife Countess Frederica of Dohna-Schlobitten[1][2].

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Marriage and issue

Friedrich married Countess Frederica of Schlieben (28 February 1757 – 17 December 1827)[1][2] on 9 March 1780 in Königsberg[1][2]. At the time, the marriage was not looked upon favorably because the Schlieben family was not an ancient noble family. Friedrich and Friederike had three children:

Friedrich was succeeded as duke by his son, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg[1][2].

Titles, styles, honours and arms

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Titles and styles

  • 20 August 1757 – 12 September 1759: His Serene Highness Prince Friedrich Karl Ludwig of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
  • 12 September 1759 – 24 February 1775: His Serene Highness The Hereditary Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
  • 24 February 1775 – 24 April 1816: His Serene Highness The Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck

Descendants

He is an ancestor to the modern-day British royal family, a direct male ancestor to Prince Charles, and Prince William of Wales, through his great-granddaughter Alexandra of Denmark to Elizabeth II.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Darryl Lundy (1 May 2005). "Friedrich Karl Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck". thePeerage.com. http://thepeerage.com/p10933.htm#i109321. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Paul Theroff. "SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. http://pages.prodigy.net/ptheroff/gotha/holstein.html. Retrieved 2008-09-02. 
Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 20 August 1757 Died: 24 April 1816
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Peter August
Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
24 February 1775–25 March 1816
Succeeded by
Friedrich Wilhelm

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