Friedrich II, King of Prussia

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Name
Friedrich II, King of Prussia Gender: M
Frederick the Great
born on 24 January 1712 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 03°40' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°43 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 24°04'



King of Prussia Friedrich II

Biography

Prussian royalty, known as Frederick the Great, ruling from 1740 to 1786. The son of Frederick William I, he began his reign in 1740 by invading Silesia, Austria, causing the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven-Years War. He ranks as one of history's most innovative military strategists. Building a strong government and an efficient army, he encouraged industry and agriculture, making Prussia a strong rival to Austria for power.

An enlightened despot, he was a strong king and a military hero. Frederick wrote verse in French and corresponded with Voltaire. Thirty volumes of his writings were published in 1857.

He suffered grave disapproval for his homosexuality; his dad had Frederick's male lover executed. As king, he married once.

Died 8/17/1786, Sanssouci, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1740 (King of Austria)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 17 August 1786 (Age 74, quite old for that time period)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1857 (His work published posthumously)

Source Notes

Taeger Lexikon quotes family bible given in biography by K. Weber with 11:30.

quote from Vehse
Eduard Vehse reports in his history of Prussia "versus noon". We keep the time 11.30 as this does also fit 'versus noon' but. The German 'gegen Mittag' means that it was not yet noon.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One marriage, politically expedient)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Leader of the Seven Year War)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Books of verse)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Prussia)

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