Frederick William III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm III.; 3 August 1770 – 7 June 1840) was King of Prussia from 16 November 1797 until his death in 1840. He was concurrently Elector of Brandenburg in the Holy Roman Empire until 6 August 1806, when the Empire was dissolved.
Frederick William III, (born August 3, 1770, Potsdam, Prussia [Germany]—died June 7, 1840, Berlin), king of Prussia from 1797, the son of Frederick William II. Neglected by his father, he never mastered his resultant inferiority complex , but the influence of his wife, Louisa of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, whom he married in 1793, occasionally ...
Frederick III, king of Prussia and German emperor for 99 days in 1888, during which time he was a voiceless invalid, dying of throat cancer. Although influenced by liberal, constitutional, and middle-class ideas, he retained a strong sense of the Hohenzollern royal and imperial dignity.
Frederick III or Friedrich III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) was German emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors.
Frederick William III (1770-1840) was king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840. A weak monarch, he presided first over the near-liquidation of the Prussian state in the Napoleonic Wars and then over its reconstruction. Born in Potsdam on Aug. 3, 1770, Frederick William III succeeded his father, Frederick William II, as king of Prussia in 1797.
Frederick William III; King of Prussia; Elector of Brandenburg: Reign: 16 November 1797 – 7 June 1840: Predecessor: Frederick William II: Successor: Frederick William IV: Born: 3 August 1770 Potsdam, Prussia: Died: 7 June 1840 (age 69) Berlin: Spouse: Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Auguste Gräfin von Harrach: Issue: Frederick William IV of ...
"Frederick William III" published on by null. (1770–1840)King of Prussia (1797–1840). After his defeat at the Battle of Jena he was forced by the Treaty of Tilsit (1807) to surrender half his dominions by the creation of the kingdom of Westphalia and the grand duchy of Warsaw.