Frederick William II ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm II.; 25 September 1744 – 16 November 1797) was King of Prussia from 1786 until his death in 1797. He was in personal union the Prince-elector of Brandenburg and (via the Orange-Nassau inheritance of his grandfather) sovereign prince of the Canton of Neuchâtel.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_William_II_of_Prussia
Frederick William II ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm II.; 25 September 1744 – 16 November 1797) was King of Prussia from 1786 until his death in 1797. He was in personal union the Prince-elector of Brandenburg and (via the Orange-Nassau inheritance of his grandfather) sovereign prince of the Canton of Neuchâtel.
Frederick William II, (born September 25, 1744, Berlin, Prussia [now in Germany]—died November 16, 1797, Berlin), king of Prussia from August 17, 1786, under whom, despite his lack of exceptional military and political gifts, Prussia achieved considerable expansion.
Frederick II, king of Prussia (1740–86), was a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia’s territories and made Prussia the foremost military power in Europe.
(1712-1786) Who Was Frederick II? Frederick II inherited the Prussian throne in 1740 and established control of Silesia in 1745. The Seven Years' War threatened to destroy Prussia's...
Frederick II (1712-1786) ruled Prussia from 1740 until his death, leading his nation through multiple wars with Austria and its allies. His daring military tactics expanded and consolidated...
Frederick II - Prussia, Domestic Policies, Enlightenment: In administrative, economic, and social policy Frederick’s attitudes were essentially conservative. Much of what he did in these areas was little more than a development of policies pursued by his father.
FREDERICK WILLIAM II (PRUSSIA) (1744 – 1797; ruled 1786 – 1797), king of Prussia. Frederick William II was what one might call a transitional monarch in Prussia.
Also Known As: Frederick William II; Friedrich (Hohenzollern) von Preußen; Born: January 24, 1712, in Berlin, Germany; Died: August 17, 1786, in Potsdam, Germany; Parents: Frederick William I, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover; Dynasty: House of Hohenzollern; Spouse: Austrian Duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Bevern
Frederick William II ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm II; 25 September 1744 – 16 November 1797) was the fourth King of Prussia. He ruled from 1786 until his death. He was a successor and grandson of Frederick I, the first king of Prussia. This short article about a person or group of people can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it.
Frederick II leading his Prussian troops against Russians at the Battle of Zorndorf during the Seven Years' War, August 25, 1758. (more) The Seven Years’ War , on which he embarked thus soon became a life-and-death struggle.