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  Frederick I of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Friedrich I of Prussia, Kurfürst of Brandenburg, King of Prussia (Fredrick I, July 11, 1657 -- February 25, 1713), Hohenzollern, was the first King in Prussia, reigning from January 18, 1701, until his death.
Born in Königsberg, Friedrich became the Kurfürst (Elector) of Brandenburg, in 1688, upon the death of his father Friedrich Wilhelm I.
Friedrich was married three times: First to Elizabeth Henrietta of Hesse-Kassel, with whom he had one child, Louise Dorothea, b.
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 Encyclopedia: East Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
East Prussia (German: Ostpreußen; Lithuanian: Rytų PrÅ«sija; Polish: Prusy Wschodnie; Russian: Восточная Пруссия — Vostochnaya Prussiya; Dutch: Oost-Pruisen; Spanish: Prusia Oriental;) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and of the German Empire, situated on the territory of former Ducal Prussia.
In 1875 the ethnic make-up of East Prussia was 73.48% German, 18.39% Polish, and 8.11% Lithuanian (according to "Slownik geograficzny Krolestwa Polskiego").
The remaining German population of East Prussia was brutally oppressed and expelled by the Communist regimes.
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 Frederick William II of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick William was the son of Augustus William (the second son of King Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia) and of Louise Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, sister of the wife of Frederick the Great.
He was born at Berlin and became heir to the throne of Prussia on his father's death in 1758.
Prussia had paid a heavy price for the territories acquired at the expense of Poland in 1793 and 1795, and when, on 16 November 1797, Frederick William died, he left the state in bankruptcy and confusion, the army decayed and the monarchy discredited.
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 Friedrich I of Prussia
Friedrich I of Prussia, of the House of Hohenzollern (July 11, 1657 - February 25, 1713) was the first king of Prussia.
Born in Königsberg, Prussia, he became Kurfürst (Elector) of Brandenburg in 1688 as Friedrich III upon the death of his father Friedrich Wilhelm I.
His son was Friedrich Wilhelm I, king of Prussia, born 1688.
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 Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Friedrich I's son Frriedrich Wilhelm I began his reign in 1713 shortly before the conclusion of the Treaty of Utrecht, which assigned to him not only the so-called Upper Quarter of Geldern on the Meuse River but also the principality of Neuchâtel and Valengin on the border of France and Switzerland.
Friedrich made no substantial changes in the administrative system as organized by his father, but he did effect improvements in the judicial and educational systems and in the promotion of the arts and sciences.
Northern East Prussia was annexed by the Soviet Union; the rest of the Land east of the Oder-Neisse line was transferred to Poland; and the remainder was divided between the Soviet, British, and French zones of occupation.
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 Frederick II of Prussia - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Friedrich did not really have a vision for an unified Germany; this had to wait until Bismarck started and won several wars a century later.
Friedrich led the Prussian forces during the War of the Austrian Succession, during the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), and in the campaign of 1778 - not only as king but also as military commander in the field.
Friedrich had a great fondness for music, and in particular he played the flute to a more than acceptable standard.
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 Prussia 2001
"Prussia 2001" is coordinated by the Museum Educational Service of Berlin in corporation with the Museum Association of Brandenburg and the Association of Berlin Museums.
Friedrich put the crown onto his own head and after that let the bishops whom he had appointed specially for this occasion bless him and his reigning.
Thus Friedrich III became Friedrich I King in Prussia.
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 H-Net Review: Elizabeth A. Drummond on The Other Prussia: Royal Prussia, Poland and ...
Friedrich analyzes the construction of a Prussian national identity in the province of Royal Prussia and its major cities of Danzig (Gdansk), Thorn (Torun), and Elbing (Elblag) from the Union of Lublin in 1569 to the first partition of Poland-Lithuania in 1772.
Friedrich's mastery of Polish sources, in particular, enables her to avoid the pitfalls of much of the German- and English-language literature-- namely, the over-reliance on German-language sources and secondary literature, a strategy that has often resulted in an over-emphasis on the German aspect of Royal Prussian history as well as of Prussian history in general.
Although Friedrich provides the necessary political and social context for her discussion of Prussian identity as well as a primer on the Polish-Lithuanian government in the form of a glossary, the text may be difficult for those readers unfamiliar with the structures of the Commonwealth and the myth of Sarmatianism.
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 Hohenzollern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They ruled the Duchy of Prussia from 1525–1701; and the Kingdom of Prussia from 1701–1918.
Nonetheless, the real importance of the Hohenzollerns began with their being raised to the rank of Elector for the Holy Roman Empire in 1415 upon the acquisition of Brandenburg by the first Hohenzollern Elector, Friedrich I; the Brandenburg lands would form the core of the family's power for the next five hundred years.
Friedrich I of Prussia (1701–1713), formerly Friedrich III
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 friedrich i of prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Actually Friedrich I was never called "king of Prussia".
Habsburg was mighty and Brandenburg/Prussia was small and poor, so Friedrich could not leave the Roman Empire and start a Brandenburg kingdom of his own.
To indicate that Friedrich's royalty was limited to Prussia and did not reduce the rights of the German king in Friedrich's German territories, he had to call himself "king in Prussia".
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 Wikipedia: Friedrich II of Prussia
Friedrich II of Prussia (Friedrich der Große, Frederick II, Frederick the Great -- January 24, 1712 - August 17, 1786) was the Hohenzollern king of Prussia, from 1740-86.
Friedrich preferred to speak French rather than German.
His nephew Friedrich Wilhelm II succeeded him as King of Prussia.
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 Friedrich I (1657-1713)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Friedrich was the second son of the great elector, Friedrich Wilhelm (1620-1688), by his first marriage with Luise Henriette, daughter of Friedrich Heinrich of Orange.
Friedrich, who was deformed through an injury to his spine, died on 25 February 1713.
Friedrich, however, was not an unpopular ruler, and by making Prussia into a kingdom he undoubtedly advanced it several stages towards its future greatness.
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 Frederick William I of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick William I of Prussia (in German: Friedrich Wilhelm I), of the House of Hohenzollern, (August 14, 1688 - May 31, 1740), often known as 'the Soldier-King' and considered an Enlightened Despot, reigned as King in Prussia (1713 - 1740).
His father, Frederick I of Prussia, had successfully acquired the title King for the margraves of Brandenburg.
He replaced mandatory military service among the middle class with an annual tax, established primary schools, and resettled East Prussia (which had been devastated by the plague in 1709).
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 History Of Friedrich II Of Prussia — Volume 21 by Thomas Carlyle eBook by BookRags
To us, what is all we can do with them here, they will indicate that this is still the old Friedrich, with his old activities and promptitudes; which indeed continue unabated, lively in Peace as in War, to the end of his life and reign.
Prussia has defended itself against overwhelming odds,—­brave Prussia; but the real soul of its merit was that of having merited such a King to command it.
Without these Hohenzollerns, Prussia had been, what we long ago saw it, the unluckiest of German Provinces; and could never have had the pretension to exist as a Nation at all.
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 Friedrich I Of Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840), gives expression to powerful nationalist feelings that arose in the wake of Napoleon’s military defeat of Prussia early...
During the eras of the rulers of Nassau and Prussia, Wiesbaden became a place for...
So Friedrich could not leave the Roman Empire and start a Brandenburg kingdom of his own.
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 Friedrich I of Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Friedrich I of Prussia Kurfürst of Brandenburg of Prussia (Fredrick I July 11 1657 -- February 25 1713) Hohenzollern was the first king of Prussia reigning from January 18 1701 until his death.
His title was "king in Prussia": Most of Friedrich's territories were of the " Holy Roman Empire of German Nation".
To indicate that Friedrich's royalty was to Prussia and did not reduce the of the German king in Friedrich's German he had to call himself "king in
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 Brandenburg Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brandenburg-Prussia was succeeded by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1701 and the state was absorbed into the German Empire in 1871.
Anna, daughter of Duke Albrecht Friedrich of Prussia (reigned 1568-1618), married Elector Johann Sigismund of Brandenburg, who was granted the right of succession to Ducal Prussia (then a Polish fief) on his father-in-law's death in 1618.
In 1701 his son, Friedrich III, proclaimed himself Friedrich I, King in Prussia, and all links to Poland were removed.
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 Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Friedrich Karl Nicholas of Prussia (20 March 1828-15 June 1885) was the son of Karl of Prussia (1801-1883) and his wife Marie Louise of Saxe-Weimar (1808-1877).
They had five children amongst which was Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia.
Her served with distinction in the Austro-Prussian War and the Franco-Prussian War.
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The late Kaiser's Austrian competitor, "Friedrich the Fair, Duke of Austria," the parricided Albert's Son, was again one of the parties.
Friedrich the Fair sat prisoner in the old Castle of Traussnitz (OBER PFALZ, Upper Palatinate, or Nurnberg country) for three years; whittling sticks:--Tourists, if curious, can still procure specimens of them at the place, for a consideration.
This is the third Hohenzollern whom we mark as a conspicuous acquirer in the Hohenzollern family, this Friedrich IV., builder of the second story of the House.
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 History of Friedrich II of Prussia V 13 - Chapter IV.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For now Friedrich actually advances on him, in a menacing manner, hardly hoping Neipperg will fight; but determined to have done with the Neisse business, in spite of strong camps and cunctations, if it be possible.
On the third day, Friedrich, gathering in his pontoons overnight, marched off, down stream: Neisse-wards, but on the left or north bank of the River; passed Neisse Town (the River between him and it); and encamped at Gross Neundorf, several miles from Neipperg and the River.
While Friedrich was pushing into Neipperg, in the Baumgarten Country, and could get no battle out of him, Excellency Robinson reappears at Breslau; Maria Theresa, after deadly efforts on his part, has mended her offers, in these terrible circumstances; and Robinson is here again.
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 Adalbert Goertz: FAQ.prussia (Preußssen)
The concept of Kreis was different in pre-1806 Prussia and referred to the districts of the noble families ("Die Adeligen Kreise of the Rittergutsbesitzer") as well as the Immediatstädte and royal Domainen-Ämter.
The original (East and West) Prussia was cleansed of its ethnic German population and given to Poland and Russia The Western powers were silent on the ethnic cleansing of original Prussia and Eastern Germany resulting in 12 millions of German refugees and expellees.
Kurfürst (Elector) Friedrich III was crowned first king Friedrich in Königsberg in 1701, died 1712, his son was 2.
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 Deutsche Landeswappen - German Civic Heraldry-PREUSSEN
Prussia was an area in present Poland, which was part of the Holy Roman Empire but owned and ruled by the Teutonic Order.
The Kingdom of Prussia was founded in 1701 when Prince Friedrich III of Brandenburg declared himself King Friedrich I of Prussia.
The eagle was first used as the symbol of Prussia by Prince Johann of Bandenburg (1571-1598).
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 Friedrich I of Prussia : Frederick I of Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
terms defined : Friedrich I of Prussia : Frederick I of Prussia
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On his release, in disgrace with Henslowe and his former Henslowe's rivals, the Lord Chamberlain's company, in which.
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 Frederick I de prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Friedrich I de prussia, Kurfürst de Brandenburg, rey del prussia (Fredrick I, de julio el 11 de 1657 -- de febrero el 25 de 1713), Hohenzollern, era el primer rey del prussia, reinando del de enero 18 de 1701, hasta su muerte.
Friedrich realmente me nunca llamaron "rey del prussia".
Friedrich convenció a archduke de Austria (y del emperador romano santo) permitiera que él haga rey del prussia en el intercambio para una alianza contra Francia.
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 Bruce Friedrich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frederick is Friedrich in German and Frederik in Danish.
Frederick I of Prussia, (1657-1713), Elector ofBrandenburg (1688-1713), King in Prussia (1701-1713)
Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia,(1688-1740), King of Prussia (1713-1740)
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