King Frederick William II of Prussia

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Friedrich Wilhelm II von Preußen (Hohenzollern), König in Preußen, Markgraf zu Brandenburg

Nicknames: "(Der dicke Lüderjahn (Taugenichts))"
Birthplace: Berlin, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Hohenzollern gruft Berliner Dom, Berlin, Deuschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Prince Augustus William of Prussia and HH Duchess Louise Amalie von Guelph of Brunswick-Luneburg
Husband of Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen of Prussia
Ex-husband of Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Partner of Dieerike Friederike Enke vom Lichtenau; Baroness Julie of Ingenheim-Voss and Sophia Juliana von Dönhoff
Father of Friedrich Wilhelm III, King of Prussia; Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia; Princess Marianne of Marck; Count Friedrich of Marck; Count Gustav-Adolf of Ingenheim and 10 others
Brother of Friedrich Heinrich Karl von Preußen, Prinz; Princess Fredericka Sophia Wilhemina of Prussia; George Carl Emil von Preußen, Prinz and Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia

Occupation: King of Prussia
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Friedrich Wilhelm II von Preußen (Hohenzollern), König in Preußen, Markgraf zu Brandenburg

  • Frederick William II of Prussia
  • Frederick William II (German: Friedrich Wilhelm II; 25 September 1744 in Berlin –16 November 1797 in Potsdam) was the fourth King of Prussia, reigning from 1786 until his death.
  • He was in personal union the Prince-Elector of Brandenburg and the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel.


Predecessor: Frederick II Successor: Frederick William III

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King Frederick William II of Prussia's Timeline

September 11, 1744
Berlin, Deutschland(HRR)
September 25, 1744
Berlin, Deutschland(HRR)
October 11, 1744
July 17, 1765
Age 20
Wolfenbüttel, Braunschweig, Deutschland(HRR)
May 7, 1767
Age 22
Berlin, Preußen, Deutschland(HRR)
July 14, 1769
Age 24
Berlin, Brandenburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Age 24
February 20, 1770
Age 25
August 3, 1770
Age 25
Potsdam, Preußen, Deutschland(HRR)
Age 25