Benedicta Margareta von Löwendal

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A bust of Benedicta Margareta von Löwendal in Lauchhammer, Germany

Benedicta Margareta von Löwendal (1683-1776), was a German business person. She founded and managed an iron works on her estate Mückenberg from 1725 until 1776 and became the greatest entrepreneur in Niederlausitz. A street and a college in Lauchhammer, the Freifrau-von-Löwendal-Gymnasium, were named after her.

References[edit]

  • Köpping, Reinhard (2010). Erz und Adel. Zum Leben und Wirken der Freifrau von Löwendal (in German) (reprint by Stiftung Kunstgussmuseum Lauchhammer ed.). Dresden: Verlag der Kunst. ISBN 9783865301406.