Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840

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Husband of Queen Louise.

From the description of Autograph signature to document : Berlin, 1800 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270752600

Frederick William III was King of Prussia during the Napoleonic era. At first, he tried to remain neutral, but eventually declared war and was soundly defeated at Jena by the French army. Humiliated, he later joined the Russian alliance that defeated Napoleon. A rather weak ruler, his experiences convinced him of the need for change, and he appointed Ministers such as Hardenburg, Scharnhorst, and Stein, whose social and military reforms formed the basis for a modern Prussia.

From the description of Frederick William III letter to Maria Edgeworth, 1835 April 27. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53313351

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creatorOf Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840. Autograph signature to document : Berlin, 1800 Mar. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Malachowski. Aus dem Legen des General-Lieutenants von Malachowski [manuscript], 1815-1852. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Thiébault, Adolphe, baron. Papers, 1733-1873. Indiana University
referencedIn Ṿahl, Yehuda Leyb ben Tsevi Hirsh. 880-01 Tseri le-yagon. Yeshiva University
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Taylor, Orla Benedict, 1865-1945,. Napoleon autograph collection, 1792-1843. University of Michigan
creatorOf Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840. Autograph letter signed : Gröitzsch, to Baron von Kleist, 1813 May 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, F, 1447-1994. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to [John Wilson Croker], 1814 June 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887,. Autographs collection, 1682-1972. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851. Fernand Cortez : g[ran]d opera en trois actes / Spontini. Northwestern University
referencedIn Brause, [?] von. Official papers of the Prussian Army, 1793-1800. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Eichstaedt, Rudolf, 1857-1924. Portraits of Queen Luise, the Queen with her son, Prince Wilhelm and the mausoleum of King Frederick William III : cabinet photographs. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840. Brief note, signed "Friedrich Wilhelm" : Berlin, to Capt. Eler of the Generalstaff, 1830 Aug. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840. Autograph signature to letter : Königsberg, to Baron von Kleist, 1808 Oct. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letter : to the Rev. Dr. Joseph Bosworth, 1836 January 10, [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Frederick William III, King of Prussia, 1770-1840. Frederick William III letter to Maria Edgeworth, 1835 April 27. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Official papers of the Prussian Army, 1793-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Louis Agassiz correspondence and other papers, 1821-1877. Houghton Library.
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correspondedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Brause, ? von person
associatedWith Brause, [?] von. person
associatedWith Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849, person
associatedWith Eler, Capt, person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
associatedWith Kleist, Baron von, person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. person
associatedWith Malachowski. person
associatedWith Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. person
associatedWith Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851. person
associatedWith Taylor, Orla Benedict, 1865-1945, person
associatedWith Thiébault, Adolphe, baron. person
associatedWith Ṿahl, Yehuda Leyb ben Tsevi Hirsh. person
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Prussia (Germany)
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Birth 1770-08-03

Death 1840-07-07

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