Prussia Events in History



1994 Death - Ludwig Ferdinand von Hohenzollern, Germ prince of Prussia, dies at 86

1993 Death - Robert W. Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93

1946 Event - Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR

1933 Event - Hermann Goering becomes premier of Prussia

1932 Event - German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)

1931 Birthday - Algi[rda]s [Jonas] Budrys, Prussia, sci-fi author, Man of Earth

1929 Death - Furst Bernhard von Bulow, Prime Minister Prussia 1900 - 1909, dies at 80

1929 Event - Prussia and Vatican sign Concord

1929 Event - Prussia bans anti-fascists

1928 Event - Prussia forbids speech from Adolf Hitler

1921 Death - Augusta Victoria, Queen of Prussia/wife of Emperor Wilhelm II, dies

1921 Death - Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Germany chancellor/Prime Minister (Prussia), dies at 64

1920 Birthday - Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tilsit East Prussia, actor, Kafka, Music Box

1918 Event - Emperor Wilhelm of Prussia and Germany, abdicates

1915 Birthday - Abel Ehrlich, born in Cranz, East Prussia, composer, won the Israel Prize for Music and the Prime Minister's Prize for Israeli Composers

1914 Event - General Martos' troops occupy Soldau/Neidenburg East Prussia

1914 Event - Von Ludendorff and von Hindenburg move into E Prussia enroute to Russia

1914 Event - Russian troops invade Eastern Prussia

1907 Birthday - Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, prince

1901 Death - Victoria, Emperor of Germany/Queen of Prussia, dies at 60

1888 Death - Frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies

1887 Birthday - Ullrich Haupt, Prussia, actor, Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion

1884 Birthday - Otto Bohm, born in Prussia, scientist, helped create England Radar

1883 Death - Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73

1882 Death - Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier of Prussia, dies

1872 Death - Albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63

1871 Birthday - Leo Blech, born in Aachen, Rhenish Prussia, studied with Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer

1870 Event - Battle at Gravelotte Privat: Prussia beat France, 32,000 casualties

1870 Event - Battle at Spicheren: Prussia beats France

1870 Event - France declares war on Prussia; Franco-Prussian war begins

1870 Event - King Wilhelm of Prussia sends "Emser Depache" on Bismarck

1866 Event - Bathe and Prussia signs peace treaty

1866 Event - Prussia attacks Austria

1865 Birthday - Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist, Indo-European Grammar

1865 Birthday - Lili Braun, born in Prussia, feminist/socialist writer, Im Schatten Titanen

1863 Birthday - Wilhelm Marx, premier, Prussia

1862 Birthday - David Hilbert, Konigsberg East Prussia, mathematician

1861 Death - Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65

1858 Event - Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" 1st played, at wedding of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Victoria, to crown prince of Prussia

1856 Birthday - Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia

1852 Birthday - A[lbert] A. Michelson, Strelno Prussia, U.S. physicist, Nobel 1907

1849 Event - Princess WFLC Marianne and Albrecht of Prussia separate

1849 Event - Dutch princess Marianne and Prince Albert of Prussia separate

1848 Event - Jews of Prussia granted equality

1840 Birthday - Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia

1840 Event - England, Russia, Austria and Prussia signs Quadruple Alliance

1840 Death - Frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69

1834 Event - Prussia, Austria and Russia sign classified accord about Belgium

1831 Birthday - Frederik III NK of Hohenzollern, German Kaiser/king of Prussia

1831 Birthday - Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor/premier of Prussia

1830 Event - England, France, Prussia, Austria and Russia recognize Belgium

1830 Event - Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia

1828 Birthday - Friedrich A Lange, Prussia, philosopher/socialist, Neo-Kantianism

1828 Death - Charles, Duke of Prussia, dies at 70

1825 Event - Prince Willem FK marries Louise AWA of Prussia

1824 Birthday - Alexander Schimmelfennig, born in Prussia, Brigadier General Union volunteers

1824 Birthday - Gustav R. Kirchoff, born in Prussia, physicist, spectral analysis

1820 Death - Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange, dies at 68

1818 Event - Congress of Aken: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France and England

1818 Birthday - Adolf Anderssen, Prussia, world chess champion, 1851-66

1815 Event - Russia, Prussia, Austria and England signs Great Alliance

1815 Event - Russia, Prussia and Austria sign Holy Alliance

1815 Event - Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia

1814 Event - Battle at Masurische Meren: Germans chase Russians out of E Prussia

1813 Event - Battle at Leipzig (Napoleon vs Prussia, Austria and Russia)

1810 Death - Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III, dies at 34

1809 Birthday - Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia

1807 Event - France, Russia and Prussia sign Peace of Tilsit

1806 Death - Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33

1806 Event - Prussia takes possession of Hanover

1805 Birthday - Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia

1802 Death - Henry DFL, prince of Prussia/general/diplomat, dies

1799 Birthday - F. W. A. Argelander, Memel E. Prussia, cataloguer of 324,188 stars

1797 Death - Frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97), dies at 53

1797 Birthday - William I, Berlin, King of Prussia, 1861-88, German Emperor, 1871-88

1797 Event - Russia, Prussia and Austria sign treaty

1795 Event - 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia and Russia

1795 Birthday - Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia, 1840 - 1861, Germany, 1849 - 1861

1793 Event - 2nd partition of Poland, between Prussia and Russia

1793 Event - Prussia and Russia sign partition treaty (Poland divided)

1792 Event - Prussia army moves into French territory

1792 Event - France declares war on Prussia

1792 Event - France declares war on Austria, Prussia and Sardinia

1792 Event - Austria and Prussia sign anti-French covenant

1791 Event - Dutch prince Willem Frederik marries his niece princess Frederika Louise Wilhelmina of Prussia

1788 Event - Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90

1788 Event - England, Netherlands and Prussia sign peace treaty

1786 Death - Frederik II, king of Prussia (1740-86)/composer, dies at 74

1785 Event - Prussia signs trade agreement with US

1778 Event - Prussia declares war on Austria

1776 Birthday - Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III

1775 Event - Poland and Prussia sign trade agreement

1772 Birthday - Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer

1772 Event - 1st partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia and Russia

1772 Event - 1st partition of Poland-Russia and Prussia, joined later by Austria

1770 Birthday - F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V and Wilhelmina of Prussia

1770 Birthday - Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia, 1797-1840

1763 Event - Austria, Prussia and Saxony sign Peace of Hubertusburg

1762 Event - Sweden and Prussia sign peace treaty

1762 Event - Russia and Prussia sign peace treaty

1762 Event - Russia and Prussia signs peace treaty

1760 Event - Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria

1760 Event - Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria and Russia

1760 Event - Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria and Russia

1760 Event - Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia

1758 Event - Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia

1758 Event - Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed

1758 Event - Russian troops occupy Konigsberg, East Prussia

1757 Birthday - Charles X, Versailles France, Duke of Prussia

1757 Event - Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia

1757 Event - Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia

1757 Event - Battle at Prague: Frederik II of Prussia beats emperor army

1757 Event - Austria and France divide Prussia

1757 Event - German Diet declares war on Prussia

1756 Event - Saxon army surrenders to Prussia

1756 Event - England and Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster

1755 Birthday - Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prussia milt/minister of War, 1807-10

1753 Event - Voltaire leaves the court of Frederik II of Prussia

1751 Birthday - Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V

1750 Event - Decree issued in Paderborn Prussia allows for annual search of all Jewish homes for stolen or "doubtful" goods

1745 Event - Prussia/Austria signs Treaty of Dresden

1745 Event - Battle at Kesseldorf: Prussia beats Saksen and Austria

1745 Event - England, Prussia and Hannover sign treaty

1745 Event - Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Prussia beats Austria

1745 Event - Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

1744 Birthday - Frederik Willem II, king of Prussia, 1786-97

1744 Event - France and Prussia sign peace treaty

1742 Event - Prussia and England sign anti-French military covenant

1742 Event - Prussia and Austria sign peace treaty

1742 Event - Frederick great (Emperor of Prussia) beats Austrians

1741 Event - Prussia goes to the Covenant of Nymphenburg

1740 Event - King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture and guarantees religion and freedom of the press

1740 Death - Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51

1730 Event - Crown prince Frederik of Prussia escapes to England

1726 Birthday - Hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat

1725 Event - England, France, Hannover and Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover

1721 Death - Bernhard Albinus, Weiss, German artist (Frederik of Prussia), dies

1720 Event - Sweden and Prussia sign peace (2nd Treaty of Stockholm)

1720 Event - Sweden and Prussia sign peace treaty

1717 Event - France, Russia and Prussia sign agreement

1715 Event - Prussia declares war on Sweden

1714 Event - Prussia and Russia sign secret treaty

1713 Death - Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55

1712 Birthday - Frederick II, the Great, king of Prussia, 1740-86

1707 Event - Sweden and Prussia sign military treaty

1701 Event - Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia

1700 Event - Monarch of Brandenburg becomes king of Prussia

1688 Birthday - Frederick-William I, king of Prussia, 1713-1740

1688 Birthday - Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia, bodyguard of giants

1686 Birthday - Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor, thermometer

1657 Birthday - Frederik I, King of Prussia, 1701-13

1656 Event - Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg

1653 Birthday - Bernhard Albinus, Germany, court-physician, Frederick of Prussia

1619 Death - Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47

1572 Birthday - Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia

1568 Death - Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77

1510 Event - 38 Jews are burned at stake in Berlin Prussia

1490 Birthday - Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia