History of Friedrich II of Prussia

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History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great was a biography of Friedrich II of Prussia written by Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle. It was first published in 1858.

Contents[edit]

The work is made up of 21 books and an appendix.

  • Book I: Birth and Parentage (1712)
  • Book II: Of Brandenburg and the Hohenzollerns (928 - 1417)
  • Book III: The Hohenzollerns in Brandenburg (1412 - 1718)
  • Book IV: Friedrich's Apprenticeship, First Stage (1713 - 1728)
  • Book V: Double-Marriage Project, and What Element It Fell Into (1723 - 1726)
  • Book VI: Double-Marriage Project, and Crown-Prince, Going Adrift Under the Storm-Winds (1727 - 1730)
  • Book VII: Fearful Shipwreck of the Double-Marriage Project (February - November 1730)
  • Book VIII: Crown-Prince Retrieved: Life at Custrin (November 1730 - February 1732)
  • Book IX: Last Stage of Friedrich's Apprenticeship: Life in Ruppin (1732 - 1736)
  • Book X: At Rheinsberg (1736 - 1740)
  • Book XI: Friedrich Takes the Reins in Hand (June - December 1740)
  • Book XII: First Silesian War, Awakening a General European One, Begins (December 1740 - May 1741)
  • Book XIII: First Silesian War, Leaving the General European One Ablaze All Round, Gets Ended (May 1741 - July 1742)
  • Book XIV: The Surrounding European War Does Not End (August 1742 - July 1744)
  • Book XV: Second Silesian War, Important Episode in the General European One (15 August 1744 - 25 December 1745)
  • Book XVI: The Ten Years of Peace (1746 - 1756)
  • Book XVII: The Seven-Years War: First Campaign (1756 - 1757)
  • Book XVIII: Seven-Years War Rises to a Height (1757 - 1759)
  • Book XIX: Friedrich Like to Be Overwhelmed in the Seven-Years War (1759 - 1760)
  • Book XX: Friedrich is Not to Be Overwhelmed: The Seven-Years War Gradually Ends (25 April 1760 - 15 February 1763)
  • Book XXI: Afternoon and Evening of Friedrich's Life (1763 - 1786)
  • Appendix

External links[edit]

Project Gutenberg: Contents; Volumes I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI XVII XVIII XIX XX XXI; Appendix