Frederick William, ca. 1841 Frederick William was born in the New Palace at Potsdam in Prussia on 18 October 1831.  He was a scion of the House of Hohenzollern, rulers of Prussia, then the most powerful of the German states.
Frederick was the last Hohenzollern monarch titled King in Prussia and declared himself King of Prussia after annexing Polish Prussia from the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1772. Prussia greatly increased its territories and became a major military power in Europe under his rule.
Wilhelm II was the son of Prince Frederick William of Prussia and Victoria, Princess Royal. His father was the son of Wilhelm I, German Emperor, and his mother was the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Wilhelm's grandfather, Wilhelm I, died in March 1888.
Frederick III (German: Friedrich III., Deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) was German Emperor and King of Prussia for ninety-nine days in 1888, the Year of the Three Emperors.
Buy 3 paintings and get 15% + 10% off on all items 15% off on all cart items, sitewide! Valid today:21/09/2022 FREE Shipping. FREE Returns All the time. See details. "Portrait of Frederick William I of Prussia" Antoine Pesne - Oil - 1733 Actions Enable magnifying glass Order a reproduction Buy a print on canvas Send an E-Card with this Artwork
Frederick William was succeeded by his son, Frederick III. He made one significant contribution to the development of the Prussian state that proved to be massively helpful to it. He later aided the Roman Empire in a war against Spain, which granted him the title king-of-Prussia in 1701, thus giving him the title King Frederick I. Austria.
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