Frederick I (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Karl; 6 November 1754 – 30 October 1816) was the ruler of Württemberg from 1797 to his death. He was the last Duke of Württemberg from 1797 to 1803, then the first and only Elector of Württemberg from 1803 to 1806, before raising Württemberg to a kingdom in 1806 with the approval of Napoleon I.
Frederick I William Charles of Württemberg (German: Friedrich I Wilhelm Karl von Württemberg; 6 November 1754 – 30 October 1816) was the last Duke of Würtemberg, then briefly Elector of Württemberg, and was later elevated to the status of King of Württemberg, by Napoleon I. He was known for his size: at 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) and about 200 kg (440 lb). Born in Treptow an der Rega, today ...
- 6 November 1754(1754-11-06)
- Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Wurttemberg
- 30 October 1816 (aged 61)
- Sophia Dorothea of Brandenburg-Schwedt
King Frederick died on October 30, 1816, at 1:30 am. On the same day, Catherine, who already had two sons from her first marriage, gave birth to their daughter Marie Friederike Charlotte. Although in King Frederick's declining years, he and his son no longer had any political and personal conflicts, Frederick William was eager to display a new ...
Oct 13, 2009 · Frederick I is known for being the first King of Wurttemberg and for being extremely large (he was nearly 7 feet tall and weighed over 400 pounds!). He was the nephew of Duke Charles Eugene of Wurttemberg whose reckless spending and wars had left the country divided, relatively poor and quite volatile.
King Wilhelm I of Württemberg. born 1781, died 1864, age 82 with Princess Auguste of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel. King of Wurttemberg 30th October 1816 - 25th June 1864
King Wilhelm I of Württemberg. born 1781, died 1864, age 82 King of Wurttemberg 30th October 1816 - 25th June 1864
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May 15, 2020 · (public domain) The Kingdom of Württemberg in present-day Germany existed from 1805 to 1918. It was preceded by the Duchy and Electorate of Württemberg and Frederick II, Duke of Württemberg, took the title of King Frederick I on 1 January 1806.
King Frederick I. (1797-1816) took the first steps toward the emancipation of the Jews. He annulled the body-tax and admitted the Jews into the army (1807); instituted family registers; included the Jews in the general taxation (1808); opened up to them all trades; and regulated the organization and government of their communities.
Thanks to the marriage between Frederick and Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel in 1780, their children, including the future William I, were direct descendants of King George II of Great Britain and Hanover. (Additional information from Ulwencreutz's The Royal Families in Europe V, Lars Ulwencreutz.) 1806 - 1816