Prussia

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Map of Europe in 1700 showing the Kingdom of Prussia published in Wikimedia Commons by user Rebel Redcoat under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license
Capital Berlin
Language(s) German
Religion Protestant
Population approx. 750,000
Annual Revenues about £1,200,000 (normalized in British pounds to allow comparison)
Government Kingdom (was an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, known as the Electorate of Brandenburg, till 1701 when it was promoted to a kingdom in exchange for its support for the Grand Alliance)
Dependencies In addition to Brandenburg and East-Prussia who constituted the basis of the Kingdom of Prussia, the following principalities belonged to it:
  • Mark
  • Cleves
  • Magdeburg
  • Minden
  • part of Pomerania
Rulers 1701-1713: King Frederick I
Army see the article on the Prussian Army
Navy none
International
relations
To do

References

Abtheilung für Kriegsgeschichte des k. k. Kriegs-Archives: Feldzüge des Prinzen Eugen von Savoyen, Series 1, Vol. 1, Vienna 1876, p. 104

McEvedy, Colin: The Penguin Atlas of Modern History (to 1815), Harmondsorth: Penguin Books, 1972, pp. 54-61