2 days ago · Etymology. The name of the Old Prussians has its origin in toponymy, as the word Prūsas (a Prussian) can be derived from the term for a body of water, an understandable convention in a coastal region dotted with thousands of lakes, streams and swamps ().
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1 day ago · The Kingdom of Prussia (German: Königreich Preußen) 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. 
20 hours ago · Catherine was born in Stettin, Pomerania, Kingdom of Prussia (now Szczecin, Poland) as Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg.Her father, Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, belonged to the ruling German family of Anhalt.
1 day ago · In Europe, the French and Indian War is conflated into the Seven Years' War and not given a separate name. "Seven Years" refers to events in Europe, from the official declaration of war in 1756—two years after the French and Indian War had started—to the signing of the peace treaty in 1763.
1 day ago · Charles, like all kings, was styled by a royal title, which combined all his titles into one single phrase. This was: We Charles, by the Grace of God King of Sweden, the Goths and the Vends, Grand Prince of Finland, Duke of Scania, Estonia, Livonia and Karelia, Lord of Ingria, Duke of Bremen, Verden and Pomerania, Prince of Rügen and Lord of Wismar, and also Count Palatine by the Rhine, Duke ...
4 days ago · Anybody watching Netflix’s newest hit present, “Bridgerton,” is aware of that the matchmaking Queen Charlotte had a penchant for Pomeranian pups. And in reality, this fondness was true of the real-life Queen Charlotte. She introduced them along with her when she moved from Pomerania in central Europe to the UK to marry King George III …