- John Frederick I ( German: Johann Friedrich I; 30 June 1503 in Torgau – 3 March 1554 in Weimar ), called the Magnanimous, was the Elector of Saxony (1532-1547) and head of the Schmalkaldic League . John Frederick was the eldest son of Elector John by his first wife, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
1 day ago · Frederick II Portrait by Johann Georg Ziesenis, 1763 King of Prussia Elector of Brandenburg Reign 31 May 1740 – 17 August 1786 Predecessor Frederick William I Successor Frederick William II Chief Ministers See list Heinrich von Podewils Georg Dietlof von Arnim-Boitzenburg Count Karl-Wilhelm Finck von Finckenstein Friedrich Anton von Heinitz Born (1712-01-24) 24 January 1712 Berlin, Kingdom ...
1 day ago · The Seven Years' War (1756–1763) was a global conflict, "a struggle for global primacy between Britain and France", which also had a major impact on the Spanish Empire. In Europe, the conflict arose from issues left unresolved by the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748), with Prussia seeking greater dominance.
- 17 May 1756 – 15 February 1763, (6 years, 8 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
- Anglo-Prussian coalition victory, Return to the status quo ante bellum in Europe, Treaty of Saint Petersburg (1762), Treaty of Hamburg (1762), Treaty of Paris (1763), Treaty of Hubertusburg (1763)
- Europe, North America, Caribbean, South America, Africa, Indian subcontinent, Philippine Archipelago
- No territorial changes in Europe, Transfer of colonial possessions between Great Britain, France, Portugal and Spain, France and Spain return conquered colonial territory to Great Britain and Portugal, France cedes its North American possessions east of the Mississippi River, Canada, the islands of St. Vincent, Tobago, Dominica, and Grenada, and the Northern Circars in India to Great Britain, France cedes Louisiana and its North American territory west of the Mississippi River to Spain, Spain cedes Florida and Manila to Great Britain, Mughal Empire cedes Bengal to Great Britain.
Jun 17, 2021 · The death of the Imperial Elector Friedrich Augustus the First of Saxony earlier that year had resulted in a four-month period of official mourning, which meant NO elaborate sacred music at Bach’s Leipzig churches, and certainly no frivolous secular concerts with the Collegium Musicum, an orchestra of professionals and amateurs that Bach ...