Why did Hitler admire Frederick the Great?


Why did Hitler admire Frederick the Great?

Frederick the Great:

Frederick the Great was King of Prussia (the most powerful German state at the time) from May 1740 until his death in August 1786. Frederick was born on January 24, 1712. His rule lasted over 46 years. Frederick is famous for reforming the Prussian military and as a patron of the arts.

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Hitler admired Frederick the Great because he was a great German leader of the past. Frederick was also a very capable military leader, winning...

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Frederick the Great: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments


Chapter 10 / Lesson 8

Learn who Frederick the Great was. Explore the early life of Frederick the Great, what country he ruled, and Frederick the Great's major accomplishments.

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