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 moved ...
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.
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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 ...
In November 1850, the Prussians—specifically Radowitz and Frederick William—agreed to the restoration of the German Confederation under Austrian leadership. This became known as the Punctation of Olmütz, but among Prussians it was known as the "Humiliation of Olmütz."
FREDERICK WILLIAM III. Son and heir of Prussian king Frederick William II, he received a military education and held active commands during the War of the First Coalition from 1792 to 1794. King of Prussia on his father's death in 1797, he rescinded some of the monarchy's more repressive legislation, ans was less inclined to reactionary ...
Wilhelm II or William II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German emperor (German: Kaiser) and king of Prussia from 15 June 1888 until his abdication on 9 November 1918.
Here is a list of the most famous historical landmarks in Germany. 1. Brandenburg Gate. The Brandenburg Gate, also known as the Berlin Gate. It is a monument in Berlin erected on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the restoration of order during the Batavian Revolution in 1788.
Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795–1861), King of Prussia; Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1819–1904) Frederick III, German Emperor (1831–1888), German Emperor and King of Prussia. He was known as Frederick William when he was Crown Prince. Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia (1880–1925), son of Prince Albert ...
Frederick William III was fond of the relationship between Wilhelm and Elisa, but the Prussian Court had discovered that her ancestors had bought their princely title from Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, and she was not deemed noble enough to marry the Heir to the Prussian Throne.