Frederick III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888), or Friedrich III, was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors.
Frederick III, also called (until 1888) Crown Prince Frederick William, German Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl, (born Oct. 18, 1831, Potsdam, Prussia—died June 15, 1888, Potsdam), king of Prussia and German emperor for 99 days in 1888, during which time he was a voiceless invalid, dying of throat cancer.
Frederick (III), byname Frederick The Fair, German Friedrich Der Schöne, (born c. 1286—died Jan. 13, 1330, Gutenstein, Austria), German king from 1314 to 1326, also duke of Austria (as Frederick III) from 1308, the second son of the German king Albert I. After his father’s murder (1308) Frederick became the head of the House of Habsburg and duke of Austria but did not succeed him as king, the count of Luxembourg being elected instead, as Henry VII.
Frederick III, (born Sept. 21, 1415, Innsbruck, Austria—died Aug. 19, 1493, Linz), Holy Roman emperor from 1452 and German king from 1440 who laid the foundations for the greatness of the House of Habsburg in European affairs. Frederick, the son of Duke Ernest of Austria, inherited the Habsburg possessions of Inner Austria (Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, and Gorizia) on his father’s death in 1424.
Frederick III (1415-1493), Holy Roman emperor and German king from 1440 to 1493, was one of the longer-reigning and weaker of the Hapsburgs. His misfortunes spurred his family to strengthen their position. He was the last German emperor crowned by the pope in Rome. Frederick III was born on Sept. 21, 1415, in Innsbruck.
Frederick III was a German emperor who ruled over Prussia and Germany for about 3 months in 1888, during the “Year of the Three Emperors.”. He was born to Emperor Wilhelm I and Princess Augusta and was a scion of the House of Hohenzollern that ruled Prussia. Prussia was considered to be the most powerful state of the German Empire back then.
His son Otto III became German king in 983 at age three and was made Holy Roman emperor in 996 by Pope Gregory V, who was Otto’s cousin—and who, in fact, Otto had installed as pope just weeks before, as part of Otto’s efforts to increase control of the Roman Catholic Church.
Frederick III , or Friedrich III, was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors. Known informally as "Fritz", he was the only son of Emperor Wilhelm I and was raised in his family's tradition of military service.
About Frederick III, German Emperor Name/title: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl Prince (Prinz) of Preußen. Emperor (Kaiser) of Germany and King (König) of Prussia on 9 March 1888. Ritter von Hosenbandorden (720) - 1858 Links: The Peerage Geneall Johann the Younger # 1376 + #1610 Haus Hohenzollern In German German Emperor; King of Prussia Reign 9.
Frederick I, byname Frederick Barbarossa (Italian: Redbeard), (born c. 1123—died June 10, 1190), duke of Swabia (as Frederick III, 1147–90) and German king and Holy Roman emperor (1152–90), who challenged papal authority and sought to establish German predominance in western Europe.