The kingdom of prussia (german königreich preußen) was a german kingdom that constituted the state of prussia between 17 it was the driving force behind the unification of germany in 1871 and was the leading state of the german empire until its dissolution in 1918.
Prussia was a historically prominent german state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centered on the region of prussia on the southeast coast of the baltic sea. It was de facto dissolved by an emergency decree transferring powers of the prussian government to german chancellor franz von papen in 1932 and de jure by an allied decree in 1947.
Prussia and its predecessor, brandenburg-prussia, were involved in numerous conflicts during their existence as nation-states. During their military engagements they often fulfilled the role of a supporting power, especially in the 17th century. In the 18th century prussia began to adopt an independent role in the conflicts of that time at the latest by the time of the silesian wars.
prussia, in european history, any of three historical areas of eastern and central europe. It is most often associated with the kingdom ruled by the german hohenzollern dynasty, which claimed much of northern germany and western poland in the 18th and 19th centuries and united germany under its leadership in 1871.
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Prussia ( p r german preußen, pronounced psn (), old prussian prsa or prsija) was a series of countries. Originally it was a historically prominent german state that originated in 1525. Mostly, the name is used for the kingdom of prussia, which was in northern europe. It was part of germany for a while, and it included land in poland, france, and lithuania.