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  2. Prussia - Wikipedia

    Frederick William I went to Warsaw in 1641 to render homage to King Władysław IV Vasa of Poland for the Duchy of Prussia, which was still held in fief from the Polish crown. In January 1656, during the first phase of the Second Northern War (1654–1660), he received the duchy as a fief from the Swedish king who later granted him full ...

  3. William I of the Netherlands - Wikipedia

    William IV, Prince of Orange: 9. Princess Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel: 2. William V, Prince of Orange: 10. George II of Great Britain: 5. Anne, Princess Royal: 11. Princess Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach: 1. William I of the Netherlands: 12. Frederick William I of Prussia: 6. Prince Augustus William of Prussia: 13. Princess Sophia Dorothea of ...

  4. History of the English and British line of succession - Wikipedia

    Upon his death, the throne passed to the first person in line, who became William IV. William IV. On the day of William IV's death, 20 June 1837, the line of succession to the British throne was: Princess Alexandrina Victoria of Kent (born 1819), only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, George III's deceased fourth son

  5. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Wilhelm was born in Berlin on 27 January 1859—at the Crown Prince's Palace—to Victoria, Princess Royal "Vicky", the eldest daughter of Britain's Queen Victoria, and Prince Frederick William of Prussia ("Fritz" – the future Frederick III). At the time of his birth, his granduncle, Frederick William IV, was king of Prussia.

  6. Prince Sigismund of Prussia (1864–1866) - Wikipedia

    Prince Francis Frederick Sigismund of Prussia (German: Franz Friedrich Sigismund; 15 September 1864 – 18 June 1866) was the fourth child and third son of Crown Prince Frederick William of Prussia (later King of Prussia and German Emperor as Frederick III), and Victoria, Princess Royal, eldest daughter of the British Queen Victoria.

  7. Prince Frederick Adolf, Duke of Östergötland - Wikipedia

    Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (= 16) 11. Auguste Marie of Holstein-Gottorp: 23. Marie Elisabeth of Saxony (= 17) 1. Prince Frederick Adolf of Sweden: 24. Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg: 12. Frederick I of Prussia: 25. Louise Henriette of Orange-Nassau: 6. Frederick William I of Prussia: 26. Ernest Augustus, Elector of ...

  8. Charles I of Austria - Wikipedia

    Charles was born on 17 August 1887, in the Castle of Persenbeug, in Lower Austria.His parents were Archduke Otto Franz of Austria and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony. At the time, his grand-uncle Franz Joseph reigned as Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary.

  9. List of monarchs of Prussia - Wikipedia

    Nephew of Frederick II, Grandson of Frederick William I: Hohenzollern: Frederick William III 3 July 1770 – 7 June 1840 (aged 69) 16 November 1797: 7 June 1840: Son of Frederick William II: Hohenzollern: Frederick William IV 15 October 1795 – 2 January 1861 (aged 65) 7 June 1840: 2 January 1861: Son of Frederick William III; also President ...

  10. Charles XV - Wikipedia

    Charles, like his father Oscar I, was an advocate of Scandinavianism and the political solidarity of the three northern kingdoms, and his friendship with Frederick VII of Denmark, it is said, led him to give half promises of help to Denmark on the eve of the war of 1864, which, in the circumstances, were perhaps misleading and unjustifiable.

  11. Georg Friedrich Händel - Wikipediaändel

    Le origini Registrazione battesimale di Händel (Marienbibliothek in Halle). Händel nacque nel 1685 a Halle, Ducato di Magdeburgo, da Georg Händel e Dorothea Taust. Suo padre, che aveva 63 anni quando Georg Friedrich nacque, era un illustre barbiere-chirurgo che serviva alla corte di Sassonia-Weissenfels e presso la Marca di Brandeburgo.