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  2. Frederick William II of Prussia - Wikipedia

    e. 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.

  3. Frederick William II | king of Prussia | Britannica

    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.

  4. Frederick II | Biography, Accomplishments, Wars ...

    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.

  5. Frederick II - Prussia, Voltaire & Accomplishments - HISTORY

    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...

  6. Frederick II - Prussia, Religion & Facts - Biography

    Frederick II, known as Frederick the Great, was Prussia's king from 1740 to 1786. By winning wars and expanding territories, he established Prussia as a strong military power. Updated: Apr 20, 2021.

  7. Frederick the Great - Wikipedia

    Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia from 1740 until 1772, and King of Prussia from 1772 until his death in 1786. His most significant accomplishments include his military successes in the Silesian wars , his reorganisation of the Prussian Army , the First Partition of Poland , and his ...

  8. Frederick William II, King of Prussia -

    Frederick William II (German: Friedrich Wilhelm II; 25 September 1744 in Berlin –16 November 1797 in Potsdam) was the fourth King of Prussia, reigning from 1786 until his death. He was in personal union the Prince-Elector of Brandenburg and the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel.