Frederick the Great

Frederick the GreatIn existographies, Frederick the Great (1712-1786) (IQ:165|#405) (Cattell 1000:49) [RGM:N/A|1,320+] (Murray 4000:N/A) was an Prussian king, from 1740 to 1786, and philosopher noted for being the host to Voltaire, when he was banished from France, for appointing, by suggestion of Pierre Maupertuis, Julien la Mettrie as his court physician, who was posthumously referred to as the "court atheist" (or "royal atheist") by Voltaire, and for his general efforts to promote French enlightenment stylized ideals in Prussian empire.

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The following are quotes by Frederick the Great:

“My principal occupation is to combat ignorance and prejudice ... to enlighten minds, cultivate morality, and to make people as happy as it suits human nature, and as the means at my disposal permit.”
— Frederick the Great (c.1750) (ΡΊ)

See also
● Alexander the Great
● Frederick II (1194-1250)

External links
● Frederick the Great – Wikipedia.

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