Frederick William III

  • (noun): King of Prussia who became involved in the Napoleonic Wars (1770-1840).

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Prussian Army - Napoleonic Era - Wars of Liberation
... The reformers and much of the public called for Frederick William III to ally with the Austrian Empire in its 1809 campaign against France ... With Prussia's joining of the Sixth Coalition out of his hands, Frederick William III quickly began to mobilize the army, and the East Prussian Landwehr was duplicated in the rest of the ... The Iron Cross was introduced as a military decoration by King Frederick William III in 1813 ...
Frederick William II, Duke Of Saxe-Altenburg
... Frederick William II (Weimar, 12 February 1603 – Altenburg, 22 April 1669), was a duke of Saxe-Altenburg ... He was the youngest son of Frederick William I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, and Anna Maria of the Palatinate-Neuburg, his second wife ... Shortly after his birth, Frederick William II and his older brothers inherited Saxe-Altenburg as co-rulers under the guardianship of the Electors of Saxony Christian II and John ...
Frederick William III, Duke Of Saxe-Altenburg - Ancestors
... Ancestors of Frederick William III, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg 16 ... John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony 8 ... John William, Duke of Saxe-Weimar 17 ...

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