Fun Fact: The Potato King of Prussia

Fun facts about Fredrick the Great of Prussia Germany

Fredrick the Great of Prussia introduced potatoes to the German-speaking region. However, many peasants didn’t know how to eat the crop. Knowing that potatoes were easy to grow and could prevent famines, he made it seem like they were valuable enough to steal. People would sneakily “steal” the potatoes, even though he was giving them out for free.

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  1. Theresa says:

    I love potatoes. Best veggie hands down.

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