Frederick William I

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Frederick William I son of Frederick I who became king of Prussia in 1713; reformed and strengthened the Prussian army (1688-1740)
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Usage

In literature:

My brother is William Dorrit; I am Frederick.
"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens
My brother and I were also fated to see Frederick William IV.
"The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood The Autobiography Of Georg Ebers, Complete" by Georg Ebers
We here find Frederick I. and II., and William depicted to the life.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
The King of Prussia, Frederick William I., the King of England's son-in-law, was summoned to Hanover.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume VI. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
WILLIAM I., emperor of Germany, born at Berlin, second son of Frederick William III.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Frederick William I married his first cousin, Dorothea, granddaughter of Sophia, and also a descendant of William the Silent.
"Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population" by George B. Louis Arner
It is temptingly easy to be epigrammatic, perhaps witty, at the expense of Frederick William I of Prussia.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
The martinet, Frederick William I, laid down strict rules for his son's training, for he longed to be followed by a lad of military tastes.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
Frederick William I. established the absolute monarchy by internal political changes and institutions.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864" by Various
F. W. R.* - FREDERICK WILLIAM RUDLER, I.S.O., F.G.S.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
William I. Tenney, Horace Hinsdale, Henry Gelston, and Frederick and Henry G. Marquand were jewelers.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
F. W. R.* FREDERICK WILLIAM RUDLER, I.S.O., F.G.S.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 1" by Various
F. W. R.* FREDERICK WILLIAM RUDLER, I.S.O., F.G.S.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 "Franciscans" to "French Language"" by Various
King Frederick William I was once in want of money.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh
The town has equestrian statues of the emperor Frederick I. and of the German emperor William I.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3" by Various
On March 31 died the shrewd but brutal boor Frederick William I., and at the age of twenty-eight his son Frederick II.
"Lord Chatham" by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
Thus, for instance, Frederick William I. forbade the emigration of Prussian peasants under penalty of death.
"Principles of Political Economy, Vol. II" by William Roscher
F. W. R.* FREDERICK WILLIAM RUDLER, I.S.O., F.G.S.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
Behind is the parade-ground, with the statues of Albert I. and of Frederick William III.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
It has monuments to the emperors William I. and Frederick III.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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