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The Empress and Le Monstre

Frederick of Prussia never referred to Empress Maria Theresa as anything but the Queen of Hungary. She, in turn, privately called him “le Monstre.” They never met, but here from Prussian Counterpoint is an encounter between the Empress and the … Continue reading

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