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Bernstorff, Andreas Gottlieb von, Baron Bernstorff in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1649–1726), politician and diplomat, was born on 2 March 1649 ns in Ratzeburg, then in the duchy of Saxe-Lauenburg, in northern Germany, the second son of Andreas von Bernstorff (1604–1655)...

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Hervart, Esther d' [married name Esther de la Tour du Pin, marquise de Gouvernet in the French nobility; known as Madame de Gouvernet] (c. 1636–1722), noblewoman and refugee, was the only daughter among the three surviving children of Barthélemy d'Hervart (1607–1676) and his wife, ...

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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 ...