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The grave of Frederick the Great.People put potatoes on his grave because he introduced potatoes to Germans as a good food.
In the background are the graves of his beloved greyhound dogs.
As a philosopher, Frederick demanded a simple grave at Sanssouci and is not buried along with the other kings.
Strange perspectiveMy camera's landscape setting makes the palace look bent backwards. Trust me, it's not.
Do the statues tell a tale?Frederick the Great acquiesced to a political marriage to a woman he didn't love. He and his wife lived separately and they had no children. In later years he visited her once a year on her birthday.