great elector

Frederick William

noun
1.
("the Great Elector") 1620–88, elector of Brandenburg who increased the power and importance of Prussia.
2.
1882–1951, German general: crown prince of Germany 1888–1918 (son of William II of Germany).
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Frederick William
 
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called the Great Elector. 1620--88, elector of Brandenburg (1640--88)

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