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 Christian III. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken

Christian III. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken

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Death 3 Feb 1735 (aged 60)
Burial Zweibrucken, Stadtkreis Zweibrücken, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Memorial ID 77807428 · View Source
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He was Duke of Zweibrücken from 1731–1735. He was the son of Christian II of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld and Katharina Agathe, Countess of Rappoltstein. He was a member of the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, a branch of the House of Wittelsbach. He began his career in the French military in 1697 and took over the Alsatian regiment. In 1702 he became Field marshal and in 1704 he was promoted to Lieutenant General. Militarily, he could excel at the Battle of Oudenaarde. He left the army after the death of his father in 1717. In a treaty with Elector Palatine Charles III Philip concluded on 24 December 1733 in Mannheim, Christian received Palatinate-Zweibrücken.



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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 7 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77807428
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian III. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (7 Nov 1674–3 Feb 1735), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77807428, citing Alexanderkirche, Zweibrucken, Stadtkreis Zweibrücken, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .