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Frederick II 11194-1250.
Holy Roman emperor (1212-1250) and king of Sicily (1198-1250) as Frederick I. He led the Sixth Crusade (1228-1229), capturing Jerusalem, and was a patron of science and the arts.
Frederick II 2Known as Frederick the Great. 1712-1786.
King of Prussia (1740-1786). Successful in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) and the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), he brought Prussia great military prestige in Europe.
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1. (Biography) 1194–1250, Holy Roman Emperor (1220–50), king of Germany (1212–50), and king of Sicily (1198–1250)
2. (Biography) See Frederick the Great
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|Noun||1.||Frederick II - king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786)|
|2.||Frederick II - the Holy Roman Emperor who led the Sixth Crusade and crowned himself king of Jerusalem (1194-1250)|
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