Statue of Frederick William III of Prussia by Gustav Blaeser in the Heumarkt in Cologne, erected to the glory of Prussia..... The base is surrounded by statues of great Prussian reformers such as Stein, Hardenberg, Schön and Humboldt.
Frederick William IV, King of Prussia (1795 -1861), at Cologne Cathedral in 1848. Illustration from House of Hohenzollern in Pictures and Words by Carl Rohling and Richard Sternfeld. Published by Martin Oldenbourg in Berlin, c 1900.
Frederick William IV of Prussia Berlin (Kingdom of Prussia) October 15 1795 Postdam (Kingdom of Prussia) January 2 1861 King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861, best remembered for the many buildings he had constructed in Berlin and Potsdam, as well as for the completion of the Gothic Cologne cathedral. In politics, was a conservative and in 1849 rejected the title of Emperor of the Germans offered by the Frankfurt Parliament as not the Parliament's to give.
Alexander I.Romanov Czar of Russia, venerates the mortal remains of Frederick II. Great _"Old Fritz" King Prussia and takes leave of King Frederick William III and Queen Louisa. By Franz Ludwig Catel, following Friedrich Wilhelm Meyer, Potsdam, November 4, 1805. Copper plate engraving in stippled style, 59 x 48 cm. Stadtmuseum Berlin Foundation, Inv.-No. VII 76 209 w. Deutsch: Alexander I., Kaiser von Russland, verehrt die Überreste Friedrich des Großen und nimmt von König Friedrich Wilhelm…