What is Frederick William?

  • (noun): The Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688).
    Synonyms: the Great Elector

Frederick William

The name Frederick William usually refers to several monarchs and princes of the Hohenzollern dynasty:

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Caputh, Brandenburg - Sights
... built in 1662 by Philip de Chiese, quartermaster general of Elector Frederick William of Brandenburg ... In 1671 Frederick William gave the palace to his second wife Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg ... Delftware tiles, placed by order of King Frederick William I of Prussia ...
Christian Ludwig Von Kalckstein - Biography
... Kalckstein was the son of Count Albrecht von Kalckstein, a strong critic of Frederick William, Elector and Duke of Brandenburg-Prussia ... He entered the Polish army in 1654, but fought for Duke Frederick William at the 1656 Battle of Warsaw, for which he was rewarded with a captaincy in the district of Oletzko ... opposed the centralizing absolutism of Frederick William Prussia had been a fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth until Frederick William achieved sovereignty in the 1660 ...
Frederick William, Baron De Woedtke
... Frederick William, Baron de Woedtke (c ... said to have served for several years under Frederick II of Prussia, even though he was only twenty-six years old ... a congressman from Maryland on the same mission, wrote that Frederick William was "not the best bred up by his Prussian Majesty." This may have been a reference to Woedtke's alcoholism ...
Mount Frederick William
... Mount Frederick William is a mountain located at the Queen Reach arm of the Jervis Inlet within the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia Canada ... who charted all the of the area and named the mountain after the Prussian Crown Prince Frederick William, who had married Princess Victoria, the ...
Second Stadtholderless Period - The Van Hoornbeek and Van Slingelandt Terms in Office
... States-General viewed the acquisitive policies of Frederick William I of Prussia on the eastern frontier of the Republic with some trepidation this as yet did not form a reason to ... the internal political front all had been quiet since the premature death of John William Friso in 1711 ... He had a posthumous son, William IV, Prince of Orange, who was born about six weeks after his death ...

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