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Hans Hermann von Katte

Prussian army officer


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Hans Hermann von Katte was a Lieutenant of the Prussian Army, and a friend, tutor and possible lover of the future King Frederick II of Prussia, who was at the time the Crown Prince. Katte was executed by Frederick's father, the Prussian King Frederick William I, when Frederick plotted to escape from Prussia to Britain. Most modern historians believe that Frederick intended to defect to the service of the British King George II and possibly return to Prussia to depose his father.

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University of Königsberg

Former university of Königsberg in Eastern Prussia

Utrecht University

University in the Netherlands