Countess Katharina Dorothea Finck of Finckenstein

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Countess Katharina Finck von Finckenstein
Born 6 or 7 June 1700
Schönberg, East Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia
Died 26 June 1728(1728-06-26) (aged 28)
Halberstadt, Kingdom of Prussia
Spouse Count Georg Adam III von Schlieben
Issue Countess Marie Charlotte Luise von Schlieben
Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben
Count Georg Adam IV von Schlieben
Full name
German: Katharina Dorothea Elisabeth Gräfin Finck von Finckenstein
Father Count Albrecht Christoph Finck von Finckenstein
Mother Arnolda Charlotte von Creytzen

Countess Katharina Dorothea Elisabeth Finck von Finckenstein (German: Katharina Dorothea Elisabeth Gräfin Finck von Finckenstein; 6/7 June 1700 – 26 June 1728) was a member of the German noble family Finck von Finckenstein.

Early life

She was born in Schönberg, East Prussia, and was the daughter of Albrecht Christoph Count Finck von Finckenstein (1661–1730) and Arnolda Charlotte von Creytzen (1673–1749).[1]

Marriage and issue

She married Count Georg Adam III von Schlieben (1688–1737) in Schönberg on 27 or 29 November 1720.[1] They had three children:

  1. Countess Marie Charlotte Luise von Schlieben (1721–1803). She married Count Friedrich Konrad Finck von Finckenstein and had issue.
  2. Count Karl Leopold von Schlieben (1723–1788). One of his daughters, Countess Friederike von Schlieben, was married to Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, a member of the Danish Royal Family.
  3. Count Georg Adam IV von Schlieben (1728–1795). He married Katharina Elisabeth von der Marwitz and had issue.

Descendants

Katharina Dorothea is, as the great-great-grandmother of King Christian IX of Denmark, an ancestress of the monarchs of the United Kingdom, Russian Empire, Denmark, Norway, Greece, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Through her granddaughter, Countess Friederike von Schlieben, Katharina Dorothea is a 6x great grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II, 7x great grandmother of Charles, Prince of Wales, Margrethe II of Denmark, Constantine II of Greece, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, and Harald V of Norway, and a 7x great grandmother of Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 (German) Schwennicke, Detlev (2002) Europäische Stammtafeln (Neue Folge) Vol. XX: Brandenburg und Preußen 1, Tafel 140. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann. ISBN 3-465-03166-0.