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    On this day — February 25, 1947
    After 422 years, Prussia no longer exists
    Effectively dissolved at the end of World War II, Prussia is officially liquidated. Once a world-shaking kingdom holding vast tracts of land, Prussia’s power had declined as European monarchy lost favor, revolutions roiled, and two world wars had seen nations dissolve and reform in dizzying chaos.