Definition of Frederick William I
1. Noun. Son of Frederick I who became king of Prussia in 1713; reformed and strengthened the Prussian army (1688-1740).
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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"(2) PRUSSIA UNDER Frederick William I Frederick William I ascended the throne of ... On one of his early morning walks Frederick William I noticed that the ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... of Prussia since Frederick I. have been as follows: Frederick William I (1713-1740) Frederick William II (1786-1797) Frederick II. the Great (174O-1786) ..."
3. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Organizing Work of Frederick William I (From Henry Barnard's "Public Instruction in Prussia"; in Barnard's American Journal of Education, vol. xx, pp. ..."
4. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"Instructions of Frederick William I for the education of his son. (Condensed.) II. FREDERICK THE GREAT AND HIS FATHER Frederick the Great's father gave the ..."
5. Germany Since 1740 by George Madison Priest (1915)
"Frederick II, "the Great," son of Frederick William I; King of Prussia, 1740-1786. Frederick William II, nephew of Frederick the Great; King of Prussia, ..."
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