Frederick the Great

King of Prussia Frederick the Great Full Name: Frederick the Great


Profession: King of Prussia
Why Famous: Known for his military victories and final success against great odds in the Seven Years' War.

Born: January 24, 1712
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Prussia

Died: August 17, 1786 (aged 74)

Married Life

  • 1733-06-12 King of Prussia Frederick the Great (21) weds duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel-Bevern (18) at Schloss Salzdahlum in Wolfenb├╝ttel, Germany

Historical Events in the Life of Frederick the Great

  • 1742-05-17 Battle of Chotusitz: Frederick II and Prussia defeat the Austrians
  • 1745-06-04 Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

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