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Friedrich I of Prussia

Friedrich I of Prussia, of the House of Hohenzollern (July 11, 1657 - February 25, 1713) was the first king of Prussia.

Born in Königsberg, Prussia, he became Kurfürst (Elector) of Brandenburg in 1688 as Friedrich III upon the death of his father Friedrich Wilhelm I.

On January 18, 1701 he became, as Friedrich I, the first king of Prussia. He died in Berlin in 1713.

His son was Friedrich Wilhelm I, king of Prussia, born 1688.



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