Definition of Frederick William IV
1. Noun. King of Prussia who violently suppressed democratic movements (1795-1865).
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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Frederick William's Permanent Influence Although Frederick William IV refused the ... Frederick William IV carefully and considerately avoided an immediate ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"On the following day 290 votes were given in favour of the election of King Frederick William IV of Prussia, 248 deputies, including 200 Austrian members, ..."
3. Bismarck, the Man and the Statesman: Being the Reflections and Reminiscences by Otto Bismarck (1898)
"Frederick William IV.'s ' Deutsch ' (or, as he used to write it, ' Teutsch') national sentiment was heartier and livelier than that of his father, ..."
4. History of the German Struggle for Liberty by Poultney Bigelow (1903)
"Frederick William IV. was a particularly dangerous man for the throne of the Hohenzollerns, for he felt immense interest in art, in letters, ..."