Frederick I (German: Friedrich I.; 11 July 1657 – 25 February 1713), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was (as Frederick III) Elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and Duke of Prussia in personal union (Brandenburg-Prussia). The latter function he upgraded to royalty, becoming the first King in Prussia (1701–1713).
Frederick I, (born July 11, 1657, Königsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia]—died Feb. 25, 1713, Berlin), elector of Brandenburg (as Frederick III), who became the first king in Prussia (1701–13), freed his domains from imperial suzerainty, and continued the policy of territorial aggrandizement begun by his father, Frederick William ...
Frederick William 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.
Frederick I of Prussia. Frederick I of Prussia (July 11, 1657 – February 25, 1713) of the Hohenzollern dynasty was elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and the first king in Prussia (1701–1713). A lavish patron of the arts, he did much to enrich Prussia's physical infrastructure.
FREDERICK WILLIAM I (PRUSSIA) (1688 – 1740; ruled 1713 – 1740), king of Prussia. On 25 February 1713, Frederick William succeeded his father Frederick I as king of Prussia.
King Frederick William I of Prussia, the “Soldier-King,” modernized the Prussian Army, while his son Frederick the Great achieved glory and infamy with the Silesian Wars and Partitions of Poland. The feudal designation of the Margraviate of Brandenburg ended with the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806, which made the Hohenzollerns ...
FREDERICK I (PRUSSIA) (1657 – 1713; ruled 1688 – 1713), as Frederick III elector of Brandenburg and duke of Prussia; from 1701, as Frederick I, king in Prussia. Frederick I was one of the great Hohenzollern rulers who contributed to the rise of the Prussian state.
Soldier and Scholar After Frederick William I’s death in 1740, his son and successor took the throne and surprisingly went on to achieve stunning military victories, consolidating Prussia’s...
Frederick I , of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia in personal union . The latter function he upgraded to royalty, becoming the first King in Prussia . From 1707 he was in personal union the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel .
Biography Frederick I was the third son of Frederick William, the Great Elector of Brandenburg-Prussia and Louise Henrietta of Orange. Frederick became Elector of Brandenburg on the death of his father in 1688 and king of Prussia from 1701 to his death in 1713. He married his first wife Elizabeth Henrietta of Hesse-Kassel (1661-1683) in 1679.