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Contemporary Examples of prussia
Incidentally, one of the heroes of that book is Frederick the Great of Prussia, who was almost certainly gay.Niall Ferguson Responds to the Blogospherse
May 8, 2013
Historical Examples of prussia
But I have been away so long, and everything is changed since the King of Prussia began his wars.In the Valley
His object was to have a personal interview with the King of Prussia.The Downfall
On the night of the 29th came the news by telegraph—“First blood for Prussia!”
Broad privileges were granted, but Prussia remained an absolute monarchy.
Oct. 14th, 1806, the terrible defeat at Jena put Prussia in the hands of the enemy.
from Medieval Latin Borussi, Prusi, Latinized forms of the native name of the Lithuanian people who lived in the bend of the Baltic before being conquered 12c. and exterminated by (mostly) German crusaders who replaced them as the inhabitants. Perhaps from Slavic *Po-Rus "(The Land) Near the Rusi" (Russians). The duchy of Prussia after union with the Mark of Brandenberg, became the core of the Prussian monarchy and later the chief state in the German Empire.