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Frederick the Great

Frederick the Great

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  1. Frederick the Great17121786MPrussianPOLITICS: hereditary ruler 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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