Frederick William I of Prussia (1688-1740)

"Frederick William I (German: Friedrich Wilhelm I.; 14 August 1688 – 31 May 1740), known as the "Soldier King" (German: Soldatenkönig), was the King in Prussia and Elector of Brandenburg from 1713 until his death in 1740, as well as Prince of Neuchâtel. He was succeeded by his son, Frederick the Great." - ( 13.11.2019)

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father of Frederick II of Prussia (1712-1786) [son of], Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (1687-1757) [mother of]
was born Berlin August 14, 1688
died Potsdam May 31, 1740
son of Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668-1705) [mother of], Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713) [father of]
Husband of Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (1687-1757)
official King Prussia 1713-1740

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