Frederick the Great

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Frederick II

noun
1.
Frederick I ( def 2 ).
2.
("Frederick the Great") 1712–86, king of Prussia 1740–86 (son of Frederick William I).
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Frederick II
 
n
1.  1194--1250, Holy Roman Emperor (1220--50), king of Germany (1212--50), and king of Sicily (1198--1250)
2.  See Frederick the Great

Frederick the Great
 
n
official title Frederick II. 1712--86, king of Prussia (1740--86); son of Frederick William I. He gained Silesia during the War of Austrian Succession (1740--48) and his military genius during the Seven Years' War (1756--63) established Prussia as a European power. He was also a noted patron of the arts

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