Frederick II

Frederick II
I. biographical name 1194-1250 Holy Roman emperor (1215-50); king of Sicily (1198-1250) II. biographical name 1712-1786 the Great king of Prussia (1740-86)

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  • Frederick II — • German King and Roman Emperor, son of Henry VI and Constance of Sicily; born 26 Dec., 1194; died at Fiorentina, in Apulia, 13 Dec., 1250 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Frederick II     Frederick II …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Frederick II — may refer to: * Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (1194 ndash;1250, king 1211/12 ndash;1250, emperor since 1220) * Frederick II of Austria (? ndash;1246, duke of Austria 1230 ndash;1246) * Frederick III of Sicily (1272 ndash;1337), also called… …   Wikipedia

  • FREDERICK II° — ( the Great ), king of Prussia 1740–86. Like his predecessors, Frederick II followed the policy of allowing into the kingdom only fixed numbers of schutzjuden ( protected Jews ), and took pains to ensure that these remained within defined limits …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Frederick II — 1. See Frederick I (def. 2). 2. ( Frederick the Great ) 1712 86, king of Prussia 1740 86 (son of Frederick William I). * * * I German Friedrich known as Frederick the Great born Jan. 24, 1712, Berlin died Aug. 17, 1786, Potsdam, near Berlin King… …   Universalium

  • Frederick II — (1194–1250)    Monarch.    Frederick II was the grandson of frederick i (Barbarossa). He was elected German king at the age of two, but when his father died the following year, the German princes refused to accept him. However, in 1212 he was… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Frederick II — noun 1. king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years War (1712 1786) • Syn: ↑Frederick the Great • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex 2. the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frederick II — /ˈfrɛdrɪk/ (say fredrik) noun 1. 1194–1250, German king, king of Sicily, and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1218–50. 2. → Frederick the Great …   Australian English dictionary

  • FREDERICK II —    1) called the Wonder of the World, grandson of the preceding; he was crowned emperor in 1215, at Aix la Chapelle, having driven Otto IV. from the throne; he gave much attention to the consolidating of his Italian possessions, encouraged… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Frederick II of Denmark — Frederick II Frederick II in a painting attributed to Melchior Lorck King of Denmark and Norway Reign 1559–1588 Predecessor …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick II, Duke of Lorraine — Frederick II (died October 10 1213) was the duke of Lorraine from 1206 to his death, son of Frederick I and Ludmilla, daughter of Mieszko III the Old, of the Piast Dynasty. In 1179, a three year civil war ended in Lorraine and Duke Simon II was… …   Wikipedia

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