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  1. Frederick William IV, the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia, reigned as King of Prussia from 7 June 1840 to his death on 2 January 1861. Also referred to as the "romanticist on the throne", he is best remembered for the many buildings he had constructed in Berlin and Potsdam as well as for the completion of the Gothic Cologne Cathedral. In politics, he was a conservative, who initially pursued a moderate policy of easing press censorship and reconciling with the Cathol Read More

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  3. Frederick William IV | king of Prussia | Britannica

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    Frederick William IV, (born Oct. 15, 1795, Cölln, near Berlin—died Jan. 2, 1861, Potsdam, Prussia), king of Prussia from 1840 until 1861, whose conservative policies helped spark the Revolution of 1848. In the aftermath of the failed revolution, Frederick William followed a reactionary course. In 1857 he was incapacitated by a stroke, and his brother, the future William I, became regent (1858–61).

  4. Frederick William IV of Prussia - Wikipedia

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    Frederick William IV, the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia, reigned as King of Prussia from 7 June 1840 to his death on 2 January 1861. Also referred to as the "romanticist on the throne", he is best remembered for the many buildings he had constructed in Berlin and Potsdam as well as for the completion of the Gothic Cologne Cathedral. In politics, he was a conservative, who initially pursued a moderate policy of easing press censorship and reconciling with the Cathol

  5. Frederick William IV summary | Britannica

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    Frederick William IV, German Friedrich Wilhelm, (born Oct. 15, 1795, Cölln, near Berlin, Prussia—died Jan. 2, 1861, Potsdam), King of Prussia (1840–61). The son of Frederick William III, he was a disciple of the German Romantic movement and an artistic dilettante, but his conservative policies helped spark the Revolutions of 1848, in opposition. In 1849 he refused the imperial crown offered by the Frankfurt National Assembly.

  6. Frederick William Iv | Encyclopedia.com

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    Frederick William IV (1795-1861) was king of Prussia from 1840 to 1861. Perhaps the most intelligent and artistically talented Prussian monarch, he proved to be an erratic and unreliable leader during the German Revolution of 1848. On Oct. 15, 1795, Frederick William IV was born in Berlin, the oldest son of Frederick William III.

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    The castle that visitors tour was completely rebuilt in the 19th century following the visit of then Crown Prince Frederick William IV of Prussia who found the castle in ruins. By the time the House of Hohenzollern had been named the rulers of the German Empire, the family had an opulent royal seat worthy of a kaiser.

  8. Frederick William IV, King of Prussia | British Museum

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    Also known as. Frederick William IV, King of Prussia. primary name: primary name: Frederick William IV. other name: other name: (King of) Prussia. other name: other name: (King) Friedrich Wilhelm IV.

  9. Frederick William IV of Prussia - Simple English Wikipedia, the...

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    King Frederick William IV of Prussia ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preußen) (15 October 1795 – 2 January 1861) was the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia. He reigned as King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861. Life[ change | change source] Frederick William was educated by private tutors.

  10. Frederick William IV, King of Prussia | Orlando - Cambridge

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    Frederick William IV of Prussia replaced his liberal ministers with a conservative government which adjourned the Constituent Assembly. 28 March 1849 The Frankfurt Assembly elected Prussia's King Frederick William IV as Emperor of Germany.

  11. Frederick William - Wikipedia

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    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.

  12. Frederick William I | king of Prussia | Britannica

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    Frederick William I, German Friedrich Wilhelm I, (born August 14, 1688, Berlin—died May 31, 1740, Potsdam, Prussia), second Prussian king, who transformed his country from a second-rate power into the efficient and prosperous state that his son and successor, Frederick II the Great, made a major military power on the Continent.