Great Elector


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Synonyms for Great Elector

the Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688)

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looks in detail at operations of the Prussian, and later the German, army from the first major campaign of the Great Elector, Frederick William, in 1678-79 to the crushing defeat in front of Moscow in 1941.
Large numbers of Huguenots who were persecuted by Louis XIV, were admitted by the Great Elector after 1685.
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