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Daemon
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Frederick II of Prussia

Frederick the Great was the Hohenzollern King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786. One of the "enlightened despots" of 18th-century Europe, he instituted numerous economic, civil, and social reforms, was tolerant in religious matters, and promoted education and the arts. He was also an excellent military commander and tactician under whose leadership Prussia became a recognized power in Europe. Why did Frederick's father have him arrested at 18 and force him to watch the beheading of his friend? More...
Robert Imgrat
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Because he did not become a member of the Bar, before fleeing to Great Ireland.
Omar Mariani
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At the age of 18 Frederick having been repeatedly humiliated and ill-treated planned to escape to England but he was arrested, imprisoned, and forced to witness the beheading of his friend and accomplice, Lieutenant Katte because his father wanted to give him a lessonre. Later derick submitted to his father and was released.
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110% military man
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you know what he summited to his father for release?
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Did much to establish a higher level of integrity to the upper ruling class in Europe, sadly it was later lost.
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