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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 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

  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).

  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.

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  7. 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.

  8. Frederick William IV Of Prussia Biography - Facts, Childhood ...

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    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 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Frederick the Great - Wikipedia

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    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 re-organisation of the Prussian Army, the First Partition of Poland, and his patronage of the arts and the Enlightenment.

  12. One Hundred and Fifteen Uniform Plates of the Famous Prussian ...

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    It contains uniforms with the alterations which were introduced under Friedrich Wilhelm IV, especially the well-known so-called ‘Pickelhaube’. The Pickelhaube was originally designed in 1842 by King Frederick William IV of Prussia, perhaps as a copy of similar helmets that were adopted at the same time by the Russian military. Die Königl.