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Frederick the Great and the Enigma of Prussia

The Prussian king Frederick the Great was one of the greatest warriors and leaders in modern European history, achieving greatness through the Seven Years War and lauded as a philosopher and cultured 'Prince of the Enlightenment'. Yet the reputation of both Frederick and his Prussia was to be tarnished by association with Hitler's Nazi regime. Historian Christopher Clark re-examines the life and achievements of one of Germany's most colourful and controversial leaders.

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 22 Oct 2011 00:55


Role Contributor
PresenterChristopher Clark
Executive ProducerAdam Kemp
ProducerChris Wilson
DirectorChris Wilson