Frederick William II


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Frederick William II

1744-1797.
King of Prussia (1786-1797) and patron of the arts whose reign was marked by a costly war with France (1792-1795).

Frederick William II

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(Biography) 1744–97, king of Prussia (1786–97)
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Noun1.Frederick William II - king of Prussia who became involved in a costly war with France (1744-1797)Frederick William II - king of Prussia who became involved in a costly war with France (1744-1797)
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Minor yet irritating errors such as "the army of Prussia created by Frederick the Great and his father Frederick William II" (p.
Sauter (Centro de Invetigacion y Docencia Economicas, Mexico) explores the Prussian Enlightenment through the figure of Johann Christoph Woellner (1732-1800), a Prussian minister and confidant to Frederick William II, King of Prussia, who was responsible for the famous 1788 religious edict setting out orthodox guidelines for religious teaching.
The original wooden bridge was part of the link between Potsdam and Berlin that Frederick William II developed into a weather resistant road in Prussia in 1795.