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  2. Prince Henry of Prussia [Reproduction] Washington, D.C. February 24, 1902 This monotone version may have been for guests not sitting at the head table. Wine importer George Kessler placed his business card in these menus to promote Moët & Chandon Champagne which was served at the presidential dinner and other key events during the royal visit.

  3. Henry of Prussia (1862-1929) · Jane Addams Digital Edition

    Henry of Prussia (1862-1929) Also known as: Prince Albert William Henry of Prussia. Image; Item Relations. Mentioned in (1) ... 1862-08-14. Death Date.

  4. Ducal Prussia and the Kingdom of Prussia, to 1786 Albert The Teutonic Order’s last grand master in Prussia, Albert of Hohenzollern, became a Lutheran and, in 1525, secularized his fief, which he transformed into a duchy for himself. Thereafter until 1701 this territory (i.e., East Prussia) was known as Ducal Prussia.

  5. Frederick III, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Following the unification of Germany in 1871 his father, then King of Prussia, became the German Emperor. Upon Wilhelm's death at the age of ninety on 9 March 1888, the thrones passed to Frederick, who had been German Crown Prince for seventeen years and Crown Prince of Prussia for twenty-seven years.

  6. Which historical figure would you most like to have seen ...

    Which historical figure would you most like to have seen declare themselves Emperor and when, especially if it’s not just George Washington or Prince Henry of Prussia when the in the 1780s. comments sorted by Best Top New Controversial Q&A Add a Comment

  7. House of Hohenzollern - Wikipedia

    From there, the Kingdom of Prussia was created in 1701, eventually leading to the unification of Germany and the creation of the German Empire in 1871, with the Hohenzollerns as hereditary German Emperors and Kings of Prussia. Germany's defeat in World War I in 1918 led to the German Revolution.

  8. Silesia | historical region, Europe | Britannica

    Silesia, Polish Śląsk, Czech Slezsko, German Schlesien, historical region that is now in southwestern Poland. Silesia was originally a Polish province, which became a possession of the Bohemian crown in 1335, passed with that crown to the Austrian Habsburgs in 1526, and was taken by Prussia in 1742. In 1945, at the end of World War II, Silesia was one of the regions of German territory that ...

  9. Frederick II | Biography, Accomplishments, Wars ...

    Frederick II, byname Frederick the Great, German Friedrich der Grosse, (born January 24, 1712, Berlin, Prussia [Germany]—died August 17, 1786, Potsdam, near Berlin), king of Prussia (1740–86), a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia’s territories …