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Frederick The Great, 

The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

of Prussia (1712–86) Ruled as king from 1740 until his death. He was an able administrator and military commander, as well as a man of considerable culture. By his resistance to Austrian ambitions and victories in the Seven Years War he greatly enhanced Prussian power. Frederick fostered strong links with the French Enlightenment, and for a time he and ... ...

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