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The von Plessen Family

The origins of the well-known von Plessen family of Mecklenburg probably lie in the 12th or at least the 13th centuries.



The progenitor of the Mecklenburg von Plessens was Helmold von Plesse (1263-1283). The family resided mainly in the area around Klütz from the 14th until the beginning of the 18th centuries.

The coat of arms of the von Plessens of Mecklenburg depicts a striding black bull on a golden ground, and atop the helmet two red half-wheels stuck all around with twenty-one arrow shafts bearing peacock feathers (formerly stars) at their apex.

Some representatives of the family:

  • Carl Graf (Count) von Scheel-Plessen (811-1892), German politician
  • Daniel von Plessen (1606-1672), German government official and county commissioner of Mecklenburg
  • Elisabeth Plessen (born 1944; Elisabeth Charlotte Marguerite Augusta Gräfin [Countess] von Plessen), German writer and translator
  • Leopold von Plessen (1769-1837), diplomat, chamberlain, and minister of state
  • Victor Baron von Plessen (1900-1980), German explorer
  • Hermann Karl von Plessen (1803-1877), lieutenant general
  • Hans Georg von Plessen (1841-1929), colonel general in the rank of field marshal
  • Hennecke von Plessen (1894-1968), district economic advisor of the Nazi Party in Mecklenburg
  • Christian Ludwig Scheel von Plessen (1676-1752), minister of state
  • Wilhelm August von Plessen (1808-1887), minister of state

 


Places:

Beckendorf
Blücherhof
Borgfeld
Cambs
Damshagen
Detershagen
Dolgen, Laage
Groß Schwansee
Großenhof
Hanshagen
Harkensee
Hohen Schönberg

Holzendorf
Ivenack
Katelbogen
Klein Nienhagen
Köchelstorf
Körchow, Hagenow
Kurzen Trechow
Langen Trechow
Müsselmow
Neperstorf
Parchow, Neubukow
Raben Steinfeld

Raden
Reez
Retgendorf
Rogeez
Schependorf
Schönfeld
Stellshagen
Tellow
Vogelsang, Güstrow
Wamckow
Woosten
Wustrow