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- n. king of Prussia who became involved in the Napoleonic Wars (1770-1840)
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(1786-97) and Frederick William III (1797-1840), were men of little energy.
Frederick William III (1797-1840) was a man without much ability, somewhat like a subordinate official in instinct, of good intentions but little force.
In 1828 Frederick William III of Prussia requested the Berlin University to invite the most eminent natural philosophers to take part in a congress to be held in that city under the presidency of Alexander von Humboldt.