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Frederick William IV

(Ger.: Friedrich Wilhelm; 1795–1861). King of Prussia 1840–61; son of Frederick* William III; forced to grant constitution by 1848 revolution. Issued the “Generalkonzession” July 23, 1845; it permitted Luths. who remained separate from the Prussian* Union to organize free chs. See also Germany, Lutheran Free Churches in, 1; Old Lutherans.

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