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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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    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

  4. 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).

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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.

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

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    Frederick William IV 's refusal of the imperial crown of Germany signalled the end of the Frankfurt Assembly, which collapsed in December 1849. February 1850 Frederick William IV of Prussia established by royal edict his own constitution, which remained in effect until 1918.

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    FREDERICK WILLIAM IV (in German, Friedrich Wilhelm IV; 1795–1861; ruled 1840–1861), king of Prussia. One of the most mercurial and controversial monarchs in nineteenth-century Europe, Frederick William IV was also one of the more consequential. Long a target of liberal and radical historians, he was often pilloried during his own lifetime as a hazy, dreamy "Romantic on the throne" who was utterly disconnected from the major currents of his age.

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    Frederick William IV of Prussia. (Former King of Prussia (1840 - 1861)) Frederick William IV was the king of Prussia from 1840 to 1861. He is remembered for implementing conservative policies that eventually sparked the revolution that occurred in 1848. Also known as the ‘romanticist on the throne’, he gained a reputation for the many buildings which he built in Potsdam and Berlin, and for completing the construction of the Gothic Cologne Cathedral.

  9. Frederick William IV, King of Prussia (1795-1861; ruled 1840-1861). Most German historians of the nineteen th and early twentieth century negatively characterized Frederick William IV as gifted but mercurial and contradictory, an artist and aesthete rather than a hard-headed politician, a "Romantic on the throne" who was out of step with his times.

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    Frederick William IV , the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia, reigned as King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861 Friedrich wilhelm iv, frederick william iv of prussia, 1795-1861, king of prussia, historic woodcut, c. 1880