Frederick the Great – One of Germany’s Most Famous and Admired Rulers

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His military successes, and the domestic reforms he introduced into his country, have ensured that Frederick the Great has gone down in history as one of the most famous and admired of Germany’s rulers. Born in Berlin on January 24th 1712, and artistically gifted from his youth, despite not being …

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The World of “Old Fritz”

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Enlightened monarch, a lover of culture and a warring general: Frederick the Great (1712-1786) had a multifaceted personality and was one of the most outstanding yet controversial figures in German history. The influence of the Prussian King on the fate of 18th century Europe was matched by only a few …

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With 11 language editions in 180 countries, "Deutschland" magazine is Germany's most international periodical. Deutschland is the magazine for decision-makers outside Germany.

Germany 2012: Four Events in a Tour of Discovery

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German Pulse Note: If you are planning on taking a trip to Germany in 2012, you may want to plan on taking part in one of these four milestone events this year… Frederick the Great’s 300th Birthday Rediscover “Old Fritz”, the great Prussian king. With 2012 marking the 300th anniversary …

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With 11 language editions in 180 countries, "Deutschland" magazine is Germany's most international periodical. Deutschland is the magazine for decision-makers outside Germany.