Frederick William

The name Frederick William usually refers to several monarchs and princes of the Hohenzollern dynasty:

  • Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620-1688)
  • Frederick William, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1675-1713)
  • Frederick William I of Prussia (1688-1740), King of Prussia
  • Frederick William II of Prussia (1744-1797), King of Prussia
  • Frederick William III of Prussia (1770-1840), King of Prussia
  • Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795-1861), King of Prussia
  • Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1819-1904)
  • Frederick III, German Emperor (1831-1888), German Emperor and King of Prussia. He was known as Frederick William when he was Crown Prince.
  • Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia (1880-1925), son of Prince Albert of Prussia and great-grandson of Frederick William III.

Other nobility with the name Frederick William are:

  • Frederick William von Steuben (1730-1794), Prussian officer in the American Revolutionary War
  • Frederick William von Hessenstein (1735-1808), Swedish statesman and soldier
  • Frederick William Hervey, 1st Marquess of Bristol (1769-1859)
  • Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg (1771-1815)
  • Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence (1871-1961)
  • Frederick William Mulley (1918-1995), British politician and economist
  • Prince Frederick of Great Britain (1750–1765), son of Frederick, Prince of Wales

Other uses:

  • Frederick William University (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität), an older name of the Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Mount Frederick William, Jervis Inlet region, British Columbia, Canada

Famous quotes by frederick william:

    Science is the knowledge of many, orderly and methodically
    digested and arranged, so as to become attainable by one. The
    knowledge of reasons and their conclusions constitutes abstract, that of causes and their effects, and of the laws of nature, natural science.
    —John Frederick William Herschel (1792–1871)