Frederick the Great


noun

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Frederick II


noun

Frederick the Great, 1712–86, king of Prussia 1740–86 (son of Frederick William I).
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Frederick the Great


noun

official title Frederick II . 1712–86, king of Prussia (1740–86); son of Frederick William I. He gained Silesia during the War of Austrian Succession (1740–48) and his military genius during the Seven Years' War (1756–63) established Prussia as a European power. He was also a noted patron of the arts

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Frederick II


noun

1194–1250, Holy Roman Emperor (1220–50), king of Germany (1212–50), and king of Sicily (1198–1250)
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