Frederick William II


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Frederick II (1194—1250)

Frederick the Great (1712—1786) king of Prussia 1740–86



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King of Prussia (1787–97). He was the nephew of Frederick II and a man of little ability, though a patron of the arts. He fought in the early campaigns against the French Revolutionary armies but became more concerned with Poland gaining land, including Warsaw, in the partitions of 1793 and 1795.

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