Frederick II the Great of Prussia
Prussia in 1786
Orange: Territorial Gains
Brown: Other Principalities in the Holy Roman
Goals and accomplishments
-Seized Silesia in Austria, which extended Prussia's territory
-Built a strong army and used his army to build a strong state, which forced nations go recognize Prussia as great power.
He never had a problem using his army for anything when he stepped into power. Seized Silesia from Austria, which sparked the War of Austrian Succession.