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Fred·er·ick I(frĕd′rĭk, -ər-ĭk) Known as Frederick Bar·ba·ros·sa (bär′bə-rŏs′ə, -rôs′ə) 1123?-1190.
Holy Roman emperor (1152-1190). After quelling the rebellious German nobility, he attempted to establish his authority in Italy but was forced to concede the sovereignty of the Papal States (1177). He drowned while leading the Third Crusade.
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1. (Biography) See Frederick Barbarossa
2. (Biography) 1657–1713, first king of Prussia (1701–13); son of Frederick William
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|Noun||1.||Frederick I - son of Frederick William who in 1701 became the first king of Prussia (1657-1713)|
Hohenzollern - a German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia
|2.||Frederick I - Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)|
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