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Friedrich Wilhelm IV
Birth: Oct. 15, 1795
Berlin, Germany
Death: Jan. 2, 1861
Potsdamer Stadtkreis
Brandenburg, Germany

King of Prussia. Son of King Friedrich Wilhelm III and his much loved wife Luise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was taught philosophy by Friedrich Delbrueck and Ancillon. He got his military knowledge from Scharnhorst and Knesebeck. Schinkel and Rauch supported his talents for art. In 1823 he married Elisabeth of Bavaria. He founded the peace class for Art and Science of the Medal Pour le Merite. During his reign the Cathedral of Colonge was finished. In 1849, after the revolution was concluded, he signed a constitution that was effective until 1918-1919. After several strokes that affected his ability to speak, he was unable to continue to reign the kingdom. His brother acted as his regent until his death. (bio by: Lutetia) 
Family links: 
  Friedrich Wilhelm III von Hohenzollern (1770 - 1840)
   Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776 - 1810)
  Elisabeth Luise of Bavaria (1801 - 1873)*
   Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1795 - 1861)
   Wilhelm I (1797 - 1888)*
  Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova (1798 - 1860)*
  Albrecht of Hohenzollern (1809 - 1872)*
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Potsdamer Stadtkreis
Brandenburg, Germany
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