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The Hohenzollerns




ISBN 9780367231217
Published July 10, 2019 by Routledge
396 Pages

 
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Book Description

Originally published in English in 1929, this book provides a history of the Hohenzollerns from the fifteenth century Frederick to Wilhelm III. Each chapter is devoted to the principal members of the house of Hohenzollern and presented in the form of short, biographical sketches, designed to interest and entertain the reader.

Table of Contents

1. Frederick I, Elector and Margrave of Brandenburg (1372-1440). 2. Frederick II, ‘The Iron Tooth’ (1413-1471) 3. Albert Achilles (1414-1486) 4. John Cicero (1455-1499) 5. Joachim I ‘Nestor’ (1484-1535) 6. Joachim II ‘Hector’ (1505-1571), and Hans von Küstrin (1513-1571) 7. John George ‘The Economical’ (1525-1598) 8. Joachim Frederick (1546-1608) 9. John Sigismund (1572-1619) 10. George William (1595-1640) 11. Frederick William I, The Great Elector (1620-1688) 12. Frederick, Third of that Name as Elector, First as King (1657-1713) 13. Frederick William I, Second King of Prussia (1688-1740) 14. Frederick II, The Great (1712-1796) 15. Frederick William II (1744-1797) 16. Frederick William III (1770-1840) 17. Queen Louise (1776-1810) 18. Prince Louis Ferdinand (1772-1806) 19. Frederick William IV (1795-1861) 20. William I (1797-1888) 21. Frederick III (1831-1888) 22. William II (1859-1918) 23. ‘William III’ b. 1882 24. Ernst von Wildenbruch (1845-1909)

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