BiographyAugust Philipp von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, was born 15 November 1612 in Sonderborg, Denmark to Alexander von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1573-1627) and Dorothea von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (1579-1639) and died 6 May 1675 in Beck Castle, Löhne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Klara von Oldenburg (1606-1647) 19 January 1645 in Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony, Germany. He married Sidonie von Oldenburg (1611-1650) June 1649 . He married Marie Sibylle von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1628-1699) 12 April 1651 in Beck. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Austria, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, the United States.