Frederick William

biographical name

Definition of Frederick William

1620–1688 the Great Elector elector of Brandenburg (1640–88)

Frederick William

biographical name

Definition of Frederick William

name of 4 kings of Prussia: I 1688–1740 (reigned 1713–40); II 1744–1797 (reigned 1786–97); III 1770–1840 (reigned 1797–1840); IV 1795–1861 (reigned 1840–61)

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