This name derives from Old High German name “Frithuric”, composed of two elements “*friþuz” (peace, tranquility, friendship) and “*rīkijaz” (kingly, royal, noble, mighty, distinguished, powerful, rich). The name means “peaceful ruler, peace-keeper”. Frederick II (German: Friedrich II 1712–1786) was a King in Prussia (1740–1772) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. He is best known as a brilliant military campaigner and organizer of Prussian armies. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz (Old Fritz). Frederick I was Bishop of Utrecht between 815/816 and 834/838, and is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.
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