Potsdam 2012: A Birthday Bash for Frederick the Great

“Friederisiko” celebrates the 300th birthday of the most famous King of Prussia – its enlightened despot. Despots of the 18th century – even enlightened ones – are not the historical figures I typically turn to in search of inspiration. However, during my recent trip to Potsdam, Frederick II (the Great) – who ruled Prussia from […]

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