Frederick the Great 1712-1786
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Just like JFK, Frederick II was a Berliner. He was born and
died in Berlin. He was king of Prussia from 1740 until his death.
Fred was a great strategist, in peace and war.
He was an enlightened despot.
Forms of Governments.
His father was Frederick William I.
His mother was Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, who in turn was
daughter of King George I of Britain.
Frederick the Great was fighting the
Years War against Austria, France, and their allies.
attacked the Austrian dominions and conquered Silesia.
And here is a map of Frederick's
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