Frederick the Great

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Synonyms for Frederick the Great

king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786


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Petersburg in order to work in the employ of Frederick II of Prussia.
Frederick II of Prussia, who saw the army as central to national greatness and prided himself on the martial virtues of strength, stamina, and public service (he spoke of himself as "the first servant of my state"), paraded in military uniform to state dinners and diplomatic functions, the more battle-worn, the better.
The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) quickly followed the death of Emperor Charles when Maria Theresa inherited the Habsburg throne, contested by Frederick II of Prussia.
Lodge's satirical print shows Catherine II of Russia, Joseph II of Austria, Frederick II of Prussia and--erroneously or, according to H.