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  Kingdom of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire.
Since there was only one King of the Germans within the Empire, Frederick gained the assent of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I (in return for alliance against France) to his adoption (January 1701) of the title of "King in Prussia", based on his non-Imperial territories.
As a result of Prussia's defeat at Jena and Auerstädt, King Friedrich Wilhelm III lost all his lands west of the Elbe River; the remainder of the Kingdom was occupied by French troops.
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 Elector of Brandenburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
5 Kings of Prussia and Margraves of Brandenburg, 1806-1918
Kings of Prussia, Margraves of Brandenburg, and Electors of the Holy Roman Empire, 1772-1806
Kings of Prussia and Margraves of Brandenburg, 1806-1918
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 Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From the late 18th century the expanded Prussia dominated North Germany both politically, economically and in terms of population size, and was the core of the unified German Empire formed in 1871.
Prussia greatly expanded its territories to the east during the Partitions of Poland between 1772 and 1795.
Prussia's democratic constitution was suspended in 1932 as a result of a coup by Germany's conservative Chancellor Franz von Papen, marking the effective end of German democracy.
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 Frederick William III of Prussia
Frederick William III, known in German as Friedrich Wilhelm III, reigned as king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840.
The son of King Frederick William II of Prussia, Frederick William was born in Potsdam on August 3, 1770, and became Crown Prince in 1786, when his father ascended the throne.
Prussia lost all its Polish territories, as well as all territory west of the Elbe, and had to finance a large indemnity and to pay for French troops to occupy key strong points within the Kingdom.
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 PRUSSIA FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prussia as a state was ''de facto'' abolished by the Nazis in 1934, ''de jure'' by the Allied Powers in 1947.
From the late 18th_century the expanded Prussia dominated North Germany politically, economically and in terms of population size, and was the core of the unified German_Empire formed in 1871.
Prussia greatly expanded its territories to the east during the Partitions_of_Poland between 1772 and 1795.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Prussia -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Still others choose to emphasize Prussia's role in the Enlightenment, when it was a home to artists and intellectuals; how the term "Prussia" is used today therefore depends much on context.
Lithuanian duke and king Casimir IV supported their revolt (February 1454) in the War of the Cities or Thirteen Years' War and the second Treaty of Torun[?] (October 1466.
With the exception of Prussia, all of Brandenburg's lands were a part of the Holy Roman Empire, by this time under the all but hereditary nominal rule of the House of Habsburg.
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 Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The land extending from the south-eastern coast of the Baltic Sea to the Masurian Lakes district was called "Prussia" by its Polish neighbours in the 10th century.
King Casimir IV of Poland supported their revolt (February 1454) in the War of the Cities or Thirteen Years' War.
In 1618 the dukedom of Prussia passed to the senior Hohenzollern branch, the ruling Margraves of Brandenburg.
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 Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1618 the Duchy was inherited by the Elector John Sigismund of Brandenburg, who was at the same time ruler of Prussia and Brandenburg, a German state centered on Berlin and ruled since the 15th century by the Hohenzollern dynasty.
De jure, Prussia continued to exist as a territorial unit until the end of the war, but in practice the "Gaue" of the Nazi Party organization were the building blocks of the Nazi state.
These expulsions, together with the nationalisation of land by the Communist regime in the German Democratic Republic, destroyed the junkers as a class and marked the effective end of Prussia as a social and political entity; the GDR bureaucracy is seen by many as a "Red" continuation of the Prussian tradition, however.
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 ipedia.com: Kingdom of Prussia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1772 King Friedrich II annexed the Polish province of Prussia, except for Danzig (Gdansk), from the Kingdom of Poland, and united it with the old Duchy of Prussia (it now taking the name East Prussia).
The Kingdom of Prussia at this time was not part of the Holy Roman Empire, from which it had resigned in 1795.
As a result of Prussia's defeat at Jena and Auerstädt, King Friedrich Wilhelm III lost all his lands west of the Elbe, and what was left of the Kingdom was occupied by French troops.
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 Prussia Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Being predominantly a northern and eastern German state, Prussia had a large Protestant majority, although there were substantial Roman Catholic populations in the Rhineland, while a number of districts in Posen, Silesia, West Prussia, and the Warmia and Masuria regions of East Prussia had populations of predominantly Catholic Poles.
In 1862 Prussian King William I appointed Otto von Bismarck as Prime Minister of Prussia.
De jure, Prussia continued to exist as a territorial unit until the end of World War II, but in practice the "Gaue" of the Nazi Party organization were the building blocks of the Nazi state.
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 List of Kings of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list of the Kings of Prussia (German: König von Preußen); they were members of the Hohenzollern family.
From 1701 to 1772, the actual title of the kings was King in Prussia (König in Preußen).
Frederick I, (1657–1713), reigned 1701–1713 (King in Prussia)
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 WHKMLA : History of Prussia, 1849-1862
The prime minister was not elected by parliament, by appointed by the king.
The strong force of the state, besides the king, was the administration, consisting of a corps of devoted civil servants, many of them offsprings of the country's nobility, the JUNKERS, loyal to the king.
Prussia felt threatened (France, as late as 1840, had discussed the annexion of the left bank of the Rhine).
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 List of Kings of Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The following is a list of Kings of Kingdom of PrussiaPrussia''' (''Könige von Preußen'') from the Hohenzollern/ family.
From 1701 to 1772, the Kings actually held the title of '''King in Prussia (''König in Preußen'') :
For the town named King of Prussia, see King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
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 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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From the late 18th century the expanded Prussia dominated North Germany politically, economically and in terms of population size, and was the core of the unified
Brandenburg and East Prussia, was annexed by Poland (with the northern third of East Prussia, including Königsberg, now Kaliningrad, going to the Soviet Union; today it is a Russian exclave between Lithuania and Poland.).
Communist regime in the German Democratic Republic, destroyed the junkers as a class and marked the effective end of Prussia as a social and political entity; the GDR bureaucracy is seen by many as a "Red" continuation of the Prussian tradition, however.
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 Prussia in History and Prussian Historic Events in the Arkansas Encyclopedia Encyclopedia of Arkansas Arkansas History ...
The historical identity of Prussia proper lies within the Baltic borders of the Prussian amber coast (from Hel to Klaipedia).
Brandenburg's power was declared defunct post-facto in 1947 by the Allied victors of World War II and Prussia was to all intents and purposes "deleted".
The major Part of north-east Prussia with the port Königsberg went to Russia becoming an enclave and colony on the Baltic coast -regardless of the fact that the territories were not even connecting- out of fear that Prussia might be too much of a temptation to Germany.
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List of Kings and Queens of Scotland in Gaelic
List of Kings of the Isle of Man
List of Kings of the Isle of Man and the Isles
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 Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He then became grand master and in 1411 concluded a treaty at Torun with the Jagiellonian king II of Poland">Ladislaus II of Poland.
Lithuanian duke and king IV of Poland">Casimir IV supported their revolt (February 1454) in the War of the Cities or Thirteen Years' War and the second Treaty of Torun[?] (October 1466.
After Frederick the Great died (in 1786), his nephew II of Prussia"> Fredrick William II continued the partitions through military and diplomatic force, gaining a large part of western Poland in 1793 and a large area (including Warsaw) to the south of East Prussia in 1795, when the Polish kingdom ceased to exist.
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 Prussia
The region that was Prussia is made up mainly of low-lying land, drained by several rivers, notably the Rhine; the Weser; the Oder; and the Elbe, which divided the state into roughly equal eastern and western parts.
The USSR annexed the northern part of East Prussia; Poland acquired the rest of East Prussia, as well as all Prussian territory E of the Oder and Neisse rivers.
Frederick II, king of Prussia - Frederick II or Frederick the Great,1712–86, king of Prussia (1740–86), son and...
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 Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
[[Image Link]] Prussia began its existence as a small territory in what is now northern Poland and the Kaliningrad exclave of Russia.
[[Image Link]] In 1701 Brandenburg-Prussia became the Kingdom of Prussia under Frederick I, with the permission of the Holy Roman Emperor and Polish King.
[[Image Link]] In 1813 Prussia renounced this treaty and rejoined the war against Napoléonic; France.
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 1871 Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
*January 2 - Amadeus I becomes King of Spain.
King of Prussia is declared the first List of German Kings and EmperorsGerman Emperor as Wilhelm I of Germany.
*October 27 - The Comte de Chambord refuses to be crowned 'King Henry V of France' until France abandons its tricolour and returns to the old bourbon flag.
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 1871   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
January 18 - The member-states of the North German Confederation unite into a single nation-state known as the German Empire.
The List of Kings of Prussia King of Prussia is declared the first List of German Kings and EmperorsGerman Emperor as Wilhelm I of Germany/.
July 25 - Richard Ernest Turner, Canadian lieutenant of the of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, awarded with the Victoria Cross for bravery during the Second Boer War.
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 Articles - Kingdom of Prussia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prussia continued to grow through expansions of eastern territory, however.
In 1793 and 1795, larger areas of Poland were added again, which were organised into the Provinces of South Prussia and New East Prussia.
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 Germany and Prussia
Rulers of Germany and Prussia - Name Born Ruled1 Kings of Prussia Frederick I2 1657 1701–1713 Frederick William I 1688...
Hapsburg: Final Decline - Final Decline In the 19th cent.
the Hapsburg position was challenged in Germany by Prussia, in...
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 CYBERBOARD Gamebox Availability List
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With so many places to get gameboxes this page will become a link of places to get gameboxes, not a list of what is available.
Deletions occur on request or due to bad links.
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