2 giorni fa · The Kingdom of Prussia was an absolute monarchy until the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states, after which Prussia became a constitutional monarchy and Adolf Heinrich von Arnim-Boitzenburg was appointed as Prussia's first prime minister. Following Prussia's first constitution, a two-house parliament was formed.
- Berlin, Königsberg (In 1806)
- Absolute monarchy (until 1848), Constitutional monarchy (from 1848)
1 giorno fa · The Kingdom of Prussia was now so large and so dominant in the new Germany that Junkers and other Prussian élites identified more and more as Germans and less as Prussians. The Kingdom ended in 1918 along with other German monarchies that were terminated by the German Revolution.
- Königsberg (1525–1701; 1806), Berlin (1701–1806; 1806–1947)
- Early modern Europe to Contemporary
1 giorno fa · Prussia was the twelfth largest country in Europe in terms of population, but its army was the fourth largest: only the armies of France, Russia and Austria were larger. Prussia had one soldier for every 28 citizens, whereas Great Britain only had one for every 310, and the military absorbed 86% of Prussia's state budget.
9 feb 2023 · The Kingdom of Prussia ) was a German kingdom that constituted the state of Prussia between 1701 and 1918. It was the driving force behind the unification of Germany in 1871 and was the leading state of the German Empire until its dissolution in 1918. Although it took its name from the region called Prussia, it was based in the Margraviate of Brandenburg. Its capital was Berlin.
1 giorno fa · The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War, [a] often referred to in France as the War of 1870, was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia. Lasting from 19 July 1870 to 28 January 1871, the conflict was caused primarily by France's determination to reassert its ...
- 19 July 1870 – 28 January 1871, (6 months, 1 week and 2 days)
- German victory, Treaty of Frankfurt, Fall of the Second French Empire, Formation of the French Third Republic, Beginning of Franco-German enmity, Paris Commune Uprising
- France and the Rhine Province, Prussia
- Unification of Germany completed, Proclamation of the German Empire, German annexation of Alsace-Lorraine
4 giorni fa · East Prussia [Note 1] ( German: Ostpreußen) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1773 to 1829 and again from 1878 (with the Kingdom itself being part of the German Empire from 1871); following World War I it formed part of the Weimar Republic 's Free State of Prussia, until 1945. Its capital city was Königsberg (present-day Kaliningrad ).
3 giorni fa · Durante questo conflitto la Russia annesse la Prussia Orientale per un breve periodo e prese anche Berlino. Tuttavia, dopo la morte di Elisabetta tutte queste conquiste furono restituite al Regno di Prussia dal filo-prussiano Pietro III di Russia. Caterina II ("la Grande"), che regnò dal 1762 al 1796, presiedette l'età dell ...