Biography of Leopoldo Federico Francisco Anhalt-Dessan (1740-1817)

Prince of Anhalt-Dessan, who was born in Dessau in 1740, and died in 1817. He/She served in his early years in the army of Federico II; It created in his Principality large number of establishments of public utility, refined agriculture, education, and reformed the procedure civil and criminal; during the wars of 1806 and 1807, he/she knew how to win the estimation of Napoleon, which exempted his Principality of all military contribution.