Little Prussia and Frederick the Great ('Old Fritz' as commonly referred to by his soldiers). He was an influential military theorist, a proponent of enlightened absolutism, modernized the Prussian bureaucracy and civil service, and pursued tolerant religious policies throughout his realm.

Little Prussia and Frederick the Great ('Old Fritz' as commonly referred to by his soldiers). He was an influential military theorist, a proponent of enlightened absolutism, modernized the Prussian bureaucracy and civil service, and pursued tolerant religious policies throughout his realm.

This is, indefinitely, my new favorite quote! I'm only surprised I didn't come across it sooner because I couldn't not have explained better my own philosophy of life- this is it. <3

This is, indefinitely, my new favorite quote! I'm only surprised I didn't come across it sooner because I couldn't not have explained better my own philosophy of life- this is it. <3

Enlightened Absolutism: AP European History Crash Course Review https://www.albert.io/blog/enlightened-absolutism-ap-european-history-crash-course/

Enlightened Absolutism: AP European History Crash Course Review https://www.albert.io/blog/enlightened-absolutism-ap-european-history-crash-course/

Leopold II (5 May 1747 – 1 March 1792), born Peter Leopold Joseph Anton Joachim Pius Gotthard, was Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia from 1790 to 1792, Archduke of Austria and Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790. He was a son of Emperor Francis I and his wife, Empress Maria Theresa. Leopold was a moderate proponent of enlightened absolutism.

Leopold II (5 May 1747 – 1 March 1792), born Peter Leopold Joseph Anton Joachim Pius Gotthard, was Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia from 1790 to 1792, Archduke of Austria and Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1765 to 1790. He was a son of Emperor Francis I and his wife, Empress Maria Theresa. Leopold was a moderate proponent of enlightened absolutism.

Enlightened absolutism- a form of absolute monarchy or despotism inspired by the Enlightenment.

Enlightened absolutism- a form of absolute monarchy or despotism inspired by the Enlightenment.

Wish ALL people were as enlightened as these amazing animals.  Thank goodness many are.

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Wish ALL people were as enlightened as these amazing animals. Thank goodness many are.

''Steve's first words were probably the full pledge of allegiance.'' / Bucky Barnes Twitter :)

''Steve's first words were probably the full pledge of allegiance.'' / Bucky Barnes Twitter :)

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