Prussian


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Prussian

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Prussia or its people, esp of the Junkers and their formal military tradition
2. a German native or inhabitant of Prussia
3. a member of a Baltic people formerly inhabiting the coastal area of the SE Baltic
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Karl von Altenstein (1770-1840), the Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs and Education, for example, was the typical Prussian who had a Herdian respect for the mother tongue and religion.
Friedrich II (the "Great," 1712-1786) casts a shadow over all of subsequent Prussian and German history.
He ultimately concludes that "after the 1820s depression, all Prussians profited to some degree" (309).
Readers looking for new insights on the Prussian perspective from inside the Prussian court during the Napoleonic Wars will be well rewarded, as will those interested in how little or how much Marie played a role in the genesis and writing of On War, the subject that occupies roughly the last quarter of the book.
In Ramava lived the krivu kirvaits himself, and here also met the Prussian nobles who decided all of the most important questions facing the people.
The Battle of Koniggratz (July 3, 1866) showed the superiority of Zundnadel-equipped troops (and Prussian leadership).
Rath) evolved into an extremely powerful position that changed the way Prussian medicine was practiced.
On June 16 he triumphed over the Prussians at Ligny but Wellington held him back and, two days later at Waterloo, it was all over.
At last the Prussians arrive and the Allied army advances.
Prussian eagle is settling better now but the stronger the pace the better his chance and with three Gigginstown horses in the line-up who like to go from the front, i can see the race being run to suit.
One day, he heard an approaching military parade and looked down from his balcony to see Prussian Uhlan lancers, not French soldiers.