Frederick William I, king from 1713, was later given the name "the soldier king". He demanded rigour and discipline from himself and his subjects. Within his army, he especially doted on his "giant guard of Potsdam"


  • Title: Frederick William I, King in Prussia (1713-1740)
  • Creator: Antoine Pesne (attributed)
  • Date Created: after 1733
  • Location: Berlin
  • Physical Dimensions: 146 x 112 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Prussia
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Deutsches Historisches Museum
  • External Link: DHM collection database
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Inventory no.: Kg 89/9

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