Gaudi, Leopold Otto, Freiherr von

STATESMAN (GERMANY)
BORN 2 Apr 1728 - DIED 11 Sep 1789
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche I, Halleschen Tor, Kreuzberg (2/3-3-9 127)

Leopold Otto von Gaudi was a landowner in Pellen, East Prussia. Later he became Minister of Finance and Minister of War under king Friedrich II. He played an important part in the reforms that took place under Friedrich II. In 1785 he was enobled.

His monument on the Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche I in Berlin was probably made by Sigismund Bettkober. It is one of the oldest monuments on the cemetery.

Sources
• Hammer, Klaus, Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag, Berlin, 1994
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2005
The Gowdy Family in Poland - Prussia

Images

The grave of Leopold Otto von Gaudi at the Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche I, Halleschen Tor, Kreuzberg, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (08 Apr 2003)

 


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Published: 24 May 2010
Last update: 24 May 2010