Origin of Prussian
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The whole purpose was to create this idea that there was this Prussian juggernaut.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall|William O’Connor|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Supposedly, he and his troops drank it after defeating the Prussian army in 1809.
Prussian militarism was unlovely, to be sure, but the Kaiser was no Führer.
They contained photographs and portraits of all the military leaders of the Prussian state from the Soldier King to Hitler.The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler|Robert Edsel|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I hope your Prussian General will answer the high character which is given of him.
English, French, Prussian, Hamburg and other flags were displayed at her summons upon the passing merchant vessels.Cruise and Captures of the Alabama|Albert M. Goodrich
When he had finished his story, he suddenly lifted his head and glanced proudly at the Prussian officers.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales|Guy De Maupassant
But the German empire has been re-established under a Prussian emperor.
It was absurd to suppose that any Prussian statesman would allow this.Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire|James Wycliffe Headlam
All in all, it seems that Prussian blue was synthesised for the first time around 1706 by the Swiss immigrant Johann Jacob Diesbach in Berlin. [Jens Bartoll and Bärbel Jackisch, "Prussian Blue: A Chronology of the Early Years," "Zeitschrift für Kunsttechnologie und Konservierung" 24, No. 1, 2010]
Early German sources refer to it as Preußisches Ultra-Marin and berliner blau. Prussic acid (1790), is from French acide prussique, so called in reference to prussian blue pigment, to which it is chemically related.