Alexander Hermann, Count of Wartensleben

Intro Prussian field marshal
A.K.A. Alexander Hermann Graf von Wartensleben
Was Politician Military personnel
From Germany
Type Military Politics
Gender male
Birth 16 December 1650, Bad Lippspringe, Germany
Death 26 January 1734, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg (aged 83 years)
Star sign Sagittarius

Alexander Hermann Alexander Hermann Graf von Wartensleben (16 December 1650 in Bad Lippspringe – 26 January 1734 in Berlin) was an officer in the armies of various German states, a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall and a member of the Cabinet of Three Counts with August David zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein and Johann Kasimir Kolbe von Wartenberg – due to their heavy taxation, this was also known as the "three great W(oes)" of Prussia (Wartenberg, Wartensleben, Wittgenstein).


He was the eldest son of Hermann Hans von Wartensleben and his wife Elisabeth von Haxthausen. His father was lord of Güter Exten, as well as of Rinteln, Nordhold and Ottleben. He led the Wartensleben Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Blenheim. 1709 he became lord of the manor in Lichte (Wallendorf), Thuringian Highlands.

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