hace 5 días · Early life. Frederick was the son of Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia and his wife, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. He was born sometime between 11 and 12 p.m. on 24 January 1712 in the Berlin City Palace and was baptised with the single name Friedrich by Benjamin Ursinus von Bär on 31 January.
hace 4 días · Following the battle at Prague, Frederick took 5,000 troops from the siege at Prague and sent them to reinforce the 19,000-man army under the Duke of Brunswick-Bevern at Kolín in Bohemia. Von Daun arrived too late to participate in the battle of Prague, but picked up 16,000 men who had escaped from the battle.
- 17 May 1756 – 15 February 1763, (6 years, 8 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
- Anglo-Prussian coalition victory, Return to the status quo ante bellum in Europe, Treaty of Saint Petersburg (1762), Treaty of Hamburg (1762), Treaty of Paris (1763), Treaty of Hubertusburg (1763)
- Europe, North America, Caribbean, South America, Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Philippine Archipelago
- No territorial changes in Europe, Transfer of colonial possessions between Great Britain, France, Portugal and Spain, France and Spain return conquered colonial territory to Great Britain and Portugal, France cedes its North American possessions east of the Mississippi River, Canada, the islands of St. Vincent, Tobago, Dominica, and Grenada, and the Northern Circars in India to Great Britain, France cedes Louisiana and its North American territory west of the Mississippi River to Spain, Spain cedes Florida and Manila to Great Britain, Mughal Empire cedes Bengal to Great Britain
hace 5 días · Philip William, Elector Palatine: 5. Eleonore Magdalene of Neuburg: 11. Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt: 1. Maria Theresa of Austria: 12. Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel: 6. Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel: 13. Elisabeth Juliane of Holstein-Norburg: 3. Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick: 14. Albert Ernest I ...
hace 5 días · 1660, Denmark: Frederick III of Denmark staged a coup in Copenhagen that instituted absolute monarchy in the country. 1688, Glorious Revolution in the British Isles: The Catholic James II was deposed by a faction favourable to the Protestant William of Orange.