Frederick William IV

Frederick William IV

noun
1795–1861, king of Prussia 1840–61 (brother of William I of Prussia).
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Frederick William IV
 
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1795--1861, king of Prussia (1840--61). He submitted to the 1848 Revolution but refused the imperial crown offered by the Frankfurt Parliament (1849). In 1857 he became insane and his brother, William I, became regent (1858--61)

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