Friedrich I. (Prussia)
king Friedrich I. in Prussia (* 11. July 1657 in king mountain; † 25. February 1713 in Berlin) was as Friedrich III. Cure prince of Brandenburg and as Friedrich I. King in Prussia admits. He was the first brandenburgische cure prince, that thatKing title of Prussia carried (starting from that 18. January 1701).
born in king mountain as a son Friedrich of William and Luise Henriette of Oranien became Friedrich 1688 after the death of his father cure prince of Brandenburg. At this time it carried still the namesFriedrich III. of Brandenburg. With its coronation/culmination to the king it called itself Friedrich I..
In order to attain, had it for the permission a high price of 2 millions Pay gold valleys to the German emperor and 600,000 to the German religiousness. Besides obligateditself Friedrich to take part in the Spanish succession war with several thousand soldiers, plotted by the emperor. In addition it was allowed to call itself only king in Prussia, not from Prussia, because it being subordinate part of Prussia (East Prussia) exterritorial, thus neither part of the German Reich, nor partthe kingdom Poland was. The Pope accepted Friedrichs is first not led, still many years later the ruler of Brandenburg in the books of the papal correspondence than cure prince. The secret crowning contract between emperors and Friedrich had become fast public, which the remaining realm princes partiallyamused exceedingly, then the cure prince of Brandenburg had contractually assured to always give with future emperor elections its cure voice the house having castle what in view of the subordinate positions in the realm abstrusely seemed.
Starting from 1677 for it lock Köpenick was converted, where the cure prince with its first wife lived later and with his second wife, in order to escape the plots at the citizen of Berlin yard. After its accession above all that becameBerlin city locks to the baroque residence developed.
Under its rule it came to substantial financial scandals, among other things around obligation fire insurances for owners of house, who could not be disbursed in case of loss then. Nevertheless the picture of the spendthrift on the king throne cannot be received upright, as it generally in thatolder research (coined/shaped by the picture Friedrichs II.) one publicised. His son, the soldier king, is briefly to have forbidden after the funeral each splendor and Pomp and to have caused so an exodus of artists and craftsmen from Berlin and Prussia.
Friedrich I.three times married.
- Luise († 1705) - marries with Friedrich I., King of Sweden
- Friedrich August (* 6. October 1685; † 31. January 1686)
- Friedrich William I. (1688-1740), king in Prussia
third marriage: He finally married its last wife to 28. November 1708 in Berlin. It was the three-and-twenty-year-old Sophie Luise,Duchess to Mecklenburg [- Schwerin] (1685-1735). This marriage was concluded primarily from dynastischen reasons, since the king possessed only a son from second marriage and did not make the child number of deaths to the time at that time also before poet acts stop.
See also: List of the rulers named Friedrich
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| cure prince of Brandenburg|
1688 - 1713
Friedrich William I.
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||king Friedrich I. in Prussia, Friedrich III. Cure prince of Brandenburg|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||king in Prussia, cure prince of Brandenburg|
|DATE OF BIRTH||11. July 1657|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||king mountain|
|DYING DATE||25. February 1713|