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  Augustus II - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
AUGUSTUS II [Augustus II] 1670-1733, king of Poland (1697-1733) and, as Frederick Augustus I, elector of Saxony (1694-1733).
With help from Patkul, Augustus allied himself (1699) with Peter I of Russia and Frederick IV of Denmark for an attack on young Charles XII of Sweden.
The Princess in the Tower: Alex Sanmark tells the strange tale of the ill-fated marriage of Philip Augustus of France and his Danish princess at the end of the twelfth century.
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 Frederick Augustus I, 1750–1827, king and elector of Saxony
Frederick Augustus I, 1750–1827, king and elector of Saxony
Frederick Augustus I, 1750–1827, king (1806–27) and elector (1763–1806) of Saxony, grand duke of Warsaw (1807–14).
Frederick Augustus did not abandon his alliance with Napoleon in time and as a result lost a large part of Saxony to Prussia at the Congress of Vienna (1815).
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 Abel Sir Frederick Augustus: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
As Fredericks date of birth is known to the...Augusti natus sub mense fuisti,/Augustus Caesar forte futurus eras...1613) Threnodia in Obitum...
ABEL, SIR FREDERICK AUGUSTUS 1826 1902, English chemist, an authority...cordite; a study, in collaboration with Sir Andrew Noble, Scottish physicist, of the...invention of an instrument used in the Abel test, named for him, to determine the flash...
Another smokeless powder, cordite, was invented by Sir Frederick Augustus Abel and Sir James Dewar in 1889; it contained a highly nitrated guncotton and nitroglycerin blended by means of acetone...
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 Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
ABEL, SIR FREDERICK AUGUSTUS [Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus] 1826-1902, English chemist, an authority on explosives.
He was professor of chemistry at the Royal Military Academy (1851-55) and chemist to the War Dept. and government referee (1854-88).
'A memorable wedding': the literary reception of the wedding of the Princess Elizabeth and Frederick of Pfalz.
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 York, Frederick Augustus, duke of - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
YORK, FREDERICK AUGUSTUS, DUKE OF [York, Frederick Augustus, duke of] 1763-1827, second son of George III of England.
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The amazing William Augustus Bowles: a colorful life on the southern Indian frontier.
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 YORK, FREDERICK AUGUST... - Online Information article about YORK, FREDERICK AUGUST...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Palatium, the name given by Augustus to his residence on the Palatine Hill)
Bath in 1767, a K.G. in 1771, and was gazettedcolonel in 1780.
Chelsea, and his name is also commemorated by the Duke of York's See also:
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 Sir Frederick Augustus Abel
Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, 1826–1902, English chemist, an authority on explosives.
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