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Münchhausen, Philipp Adolf von, Baron Münchhausen in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1694–1762), politician and administrator

Andrew C. Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/95948

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Münchhausen, Philipp Adolf von, Baron Münchhausen in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1694–1762), politician and administrator, was born on 7 July 1694 ns at Steinburg, Saxony, the son of Gerlach Heino von Münchhausen (1652–1710) and Katharina Sophie von Selmnitz (1665–1734); his elder brother—the couple's third son—was ...

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