300 Years Later, Is Frederick still “the Great”?


I’m spending much of my time right now putting together the itinerary for the 2012 ASC in Germany trip. It comes in handy that 2012 is the 300th anniversary of Fritz, more formally known as König Friedrich der Große. The NYT recently had two interesting articles, one about the actual birthday celebration and one about the changing face of Potsdam, that small town at the outskirts of Berlin, where the king’s summer residence, Palace Sanssouci, is located.


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