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The life of Frederick the Second, king of Prussia.

J.-Charles Laveaux

The life of Frederick the Second, king of Prussia.

To which are added observations, authentic documents, and a variety of anecdotes.

by J.-Charles Laveaux

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Published by Printed for J. Derbett in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTr. from the French.
ContributionsFrederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786., Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD404 .L39
The Physical Object
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6946178M
LC Control Number04027312
OCLC/WorldCa13599937

  “[Blanning] has a reach that exceeds that of most of his peers This book is a rich, dense but accessible work of high scholarship.”—The Times. From the Publisher. 02/01/ Frederick the Great ruled Prussia from until his death in /5(1). Frederick II (24 January – 17 August ) was a King of Prussia (–) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. In his role as a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, he was Frederick IV of Brandenburg. He was in personal union the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel. He became known as Frederick the Great and was nicknamed der alte Fritz ("Old Fritz"). Born: 24 January , Berlin, Prussia.

Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January – 17 August ) was King in Prussia (–) of the Hohenzollern dynasty. [1] He is best known for his brilliance in military campaigning and organization of Prussian armies. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz ("Old Fritz"). He was a grandson of .   Saxon troops were often used as opera extras rather than killers: in Augustus II, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, gave Frederick William I a regiment of dragoons in exchange for pieces of blue-and-white porcelain. Near the end of his life, Frederick grew increasingly solitary.

The Confessions of Frederick the Great: And the Life of Frederick the Great: Authors: Frederick II (King of Prussia), Heinrich von Treitschke, Voltaire: Editors: Frederick II (King of Prussia), Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen: Publisher: Putnam, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Length: pages: Export. FREDERICK II ( – ; ruled – )FREDERICK II (PRUSSIA) ( – ; ruled – ), king of the years of general peace that had prevailed in Europe since the conclusion the War of the Spanish Succession ( – ) came to an end. In May Frederick William I (ruled – ) died and was succeeded by his son Frederick II .


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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.

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Early life. Frederick was the eldest surviving son of Frederick William I, king of Prussia, and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, daughter of George I of Britain. Frederick’s upbringing and education were strictly controlled by his father, who was a martinet as well as a paranoiac.

Frederick the Great: King of Prussia, by Timothy C.W. Blanning, is a biography of one of the most celebrated enlightenment despots of the 18th century. Frederick is a legendary figure for many reasons. He reinvigorated the Prussian state, taking it to new heights of power and guaranteeing it as a major power in European politics.4/5.

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Frederick II, King of Prussia, was a legendary ruler, artistic patron, man of letters, lawgiver, and commander -- in David Fraser's words, "one of the most extraordinary men /5.

On Ja mere ninety-nine days after ascending the throne to become king of Prussia and German emperor, Frederick III succumbed to throat cancer.

Europeans were spellbound by the cruel fate nobly borne by the voiceless Fritz, who for more than two decades had been celebrated as a military hero and loved as a kindly gentleman.

The photo shows a portrait of Frederick the Second from his book, The Art of Hunting with Birds, from the 13th-century. This entry was posted in Features, History, Thoughts and tagged Book Review, medieval, Middle Ages, Roman Catholicism, The West. 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. Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January – 17 August ) was a King in Prussia (–) and a King of Prussia (–) from the Hohenzollern dynasty.

In his role as a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire, he Author: Frederick II of Prussia. Frederick II, known as Frederick the Great, was Prussia's king from to By winning wars and expanding territories, he established Prussia as a strong military : Frederick II (26 December – 13 December ) was King of Sicily fromKing of Germany fromKing of Italy and Holy Roman Emperor from and King of Jerusalem from He was the son of emperor Henry VI of the Hohenstaufen dynasty and of Constance, heiress to the Norman kings of : Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor.Ruling from his new capital, Berlin, Frederick’s father, Frederick William I, was Prussia’s second monarch.

During his reign (), Frederick William built up a large, well-trained army.