Frederick II

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king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786

the Holy Roman Emperor who led the Sixth Crusade and crowned himself king of Jerusalem (1194-1250)

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Frederick II's tastes were quite similar to other leaders of his time, but instead of wanting any exotic animal, he wanted an animal he could study the features of.
Amongst the nine hundred marginal illustrations of birds, animals, falconers, perches, and falconry equipment are four coloured drawings of the white cockatoo gifted to Frederick II. (8)
The most concrete fruit of these endeavors was the Empire's declaration of war on Frederick II of Prussia after he launched the Seven Years War by his invasion of Saxony and Austria.
Elsewhere in Europe this was the time of the so-called enlightened despots: Frederick II in Prussia and Catherine II in Russia.
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A Unesco world heritage site strikingly perched on a hilltop (lots of things are perched on hilltops in Puglia), it was built by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and, although quite small, we felt it was well worth the two-hour drive each way.
All these books on politics, history, and law were written by Frederick II.
After his ascension to the throne in 1740, King Frederick II of Prussia explicitly imitated the Saxon court at Dresden, and in doing so promoted a less than innovative state music.
Margravine Wilhelmine von Bayreuth, the sister of Frederick II of Prussia, was another passionate patron with a vision for her fiefdom: she had a new opera house built to mark her daughter's wedding in 1748; it was designed by the then world-famous architect and theatrical designer Giuseppe Galli Bibiena.
Mounted across five sites, it includes this bust of Frederick II. von Hessen Homburg (1701).
The centerpiece of the property is the castle-like country house that the German emperor, Frederick II, built in 1240.
The book contains two intertwining facets: the Platonic theory and its influences on later scholars, and the identification of various rulers throughout history, from Marcus Aurelius and Julian the Apostate, to Frederick II of Sicily and Frederick the Great, to Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln, and even Lenin and Stalin, to name only a few, as "philosopher-kings" of some kind.
In a story of a rare humanist ruler in the feudal dark ages, he narrates the amazing career of Frederick II (1194-1250), who was crowned King of Sicily in 1197 at the age of three.
Sheikh Ali and his delegation, accompanied by the mayor of the city, visited the ancient streets of the city that date back to 1040 AD and the era of Emperor Frederick II, who was impressed by the Arab and Islamic culture.
vvGooglinga runner Frederickthegreat 6.00 Southwell A brilliant military campaigner, the Prussian King Frederick II (1740-1786) became known as Frederick the Great after turning his country into one of the strongest nations in Europe.