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Frederick William

(1620—1688) Elector of Brandenburg 1640–88


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(1620–88)

Elector of Brandenburg (1640–88). His programme of reconstruction and reorganization following the Thirty Years War, including the strengthening of the army and the development of the civil service, brought stability to his country and laid the basis for the expansion of Prussian power in the 18th century. In his foreign policy he sought to create a balance of power by the formation of shifting strategic alliances.

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