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Select views of the life, reign, and character of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia

Johann Georg Zimmermann

Select views of the life, reign, and character of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia

... Translated from the German of Dr. de Zimmerman, ... By Major Neuman, ...

by Johann Georg Zimmermann

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Published by printed by J. Barlow; for Messrs. R. Cross, P. Wogan, P. Byrne, A. Grueber, W. M"Kenzie, J. Moore, J. Jones, W. Jones, J. Rice, and R. M"Allister in Dublin .
Written in English


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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 7190, no.01).

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20259923M

The story of one man’s life and the complete political and cultural transformation of a nation, Tim Blanning’s sweeping biography takes readers inside the mind of the monarch, giving us a fresh understanding of Frederick the Great’s remarkable reign/5(). Learn Frederick The Great King of Prussia with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 16 different sets of Frederick The Great King of Prussia flashcards on Quizlet.

  The military genius of his age, Frederick the Great has always aroused extreme opinions. Some saw him as "the greatest man who ever lived, " while others have accused him of creating the Prussian ultra-nationalism that culminated in Hitler. But this paternalistic ruler, who once said he wanted nothing more than to be remembered as "Le Roi des Gueux" -- The King of Beggars -- 4/5(3). Frederick III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October – 15 June ) was German Emperor and King of Prussia for ninety-nine days in , the Year of the Three informally as "Fritz", he was the only son of Emperor Wilhelm I and was raised in his family's tradition of military service. Although celebrated as a young man for his leadership and successes during Father: Wilhelm I, German Emperor.

An 18th-century portrait of Frederick the Great by Johann Heinrich Franke. Prussia as a kingdom dated only from , but the heart of this state was Brandenburg, and Brandenburg had begun a slow upward march as early as the fifteenth century, when the Hohenzollerns came from South Germany to take control of it. In the. Frederick II (24 January – 17 August ) was a King of Prussia (–) from the Hohenzollern dynasty, commonly known as Frederick the Great.


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Reigned over the Kingdom of Prussia from until [1] The third Hohenzollern king, Frederick is best known for his military victories, his reorganization of Prussian armies, his patronage of the Arts and the Enlightenment in Prussia, and his final success against great odds in the Seven Years' War.

Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, dominated the 18th century in the same way that Napoleon dominated the start of the 19th - a force of nature, a caustic, ruthless, brilliant military commander, a monarch of exceptional energy and talent, and a knowledgeable patron of artists, architects and writers, most famously Voltaire.4/5.

This book is about Frederick the Great who in the course of his reign () turned Prussia into a major power. Frederick was an extraordinary man. He was exceptionally dutiful, exceptionally intelligent and exceptionally by: Frederick I, (born JKönigsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia]—died Feb.

25,Berlin), elector of Brandenburg (as Frederick III), who became the first king in Prussia (–13), freed his domains from imperial suzerainty, and continued the policy of territorial aggrandizement begun by his father, Frederick William, the Great. Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January – 17 August ) ruled the Kingdom of Prussia from untilthe longest reign of any Hohenzollern king, at 46 years.

His most significant accomplishments during his reign included his military victories, his reorganization of Prussian armies, Father: Frederick William I of Prussia.

Few figures loom as large in European history as Frederick the Great. When he inherited the Prussian crown inhe ruled over a kingdom of scattered territories, a minor Germanic backwater.

By the end of his reign, the much larger and consolidated Prussia ranked among the continent’s great powers.3/5(4). It is always a pleasure to review a well-written book on an important subject. Cambridge scholar Tim Blanning's "Frederick the Great," a lengthy but never lagging biography of one of history's.

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The Warrior King of Prussia Son of an abusive father, Frederick II blossomed when he took the throne. He attracted the great thinkers of Europe to his court while establishing Prussia as a. Born inFrederick William II, known as Frederick the Great, was the third Hohenzollern King of Prussia.

Although Prussia had been an influential and important part of the Holy Roman Empire for centuries, under Frederick’s rule the small kingdom rose to the status of a Great European Power and had a lasting effect on European politics in general and Germany specifically. Once again, David Fraser, author of Knight's Cross: A Life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel has produced another masterful biography.

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