Supposedly, he and his troops drank it after defeating the Prussian army in 1809.
They contained photographs and portraits of all the military leaders of the Prussian state from the Soldier King to Hitler.
Prussian militarism was unlovely, to be sure, but the Kaiser was no Führer.
The whole purpose was to create this idea that there was this Prussian juggernaut.
A Prussian, I mean, in your gross way of blurting out everything.
But she could not face the Prussian scourge alone—she could not.
The Prussian King allowed him on his departure a pension of 16,000 francs.
I am a Prussian, it is not necessary for me to know; but the regiment moves, and I move!
From the beginning the Hohenzollern have been identified with the Prussian State.
"I know," said the other, who by now had taken a great liking to the young Prussian.
All in all, it seems that Prussian blue was synthesised for the first time around 1706 by the Swiss immigrant Johann Jacob Diesbach in Berlin. [Jens Bartoll and Bärbel Jackisch, "Prussian Blue: A Chronology of the Early Years," "Zeitschrift für Kunsttechnologie und Konservierung" 24, No. 1, 2010]Early German sources refer to it as Preußisches Ultra-Marin and berliner blau. Prussic acid (1790), is from French acide prussique, so called in reference to prussian blue pigment, to which it is chemically related.