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  2. Franco-Prussian War - Wikipedia

    A series of swift Prussian and German victories in eastern France, culminating in the Siege of Metz and the Battle of Sedan, resulted in the capture of the French Emperor Napoleon III and the decisive defeat of the army of the Second Empire; a Government of National Defense was formed in Paris on 4 September and continued the war for another five …

  3. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Wilhelm II or William II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was a member of the House of Hohenzollern who reigned as the last German Emperor ( German: Kaiser) and King of Prussia from 15 June 1888 until his abdication on 9 November 1918.

  4. 11 Abandoned Islands Near NYC - Untapped New York

    Many prominent historical figures from George Washington to Theodore Roosevelt and Prince Henry of Prussia once made great use of the island, with the former utilizing it as a location to...

  5. || Prince Henry the Navigator - NYLearns

    Prince Henry was born in 1394 as the third son of King John I (King Joao I) of Portugal. At the age of 21, in 1415, Prince Henry commanded a military force that captured the Muslim outpost of Ceuta, located on the south side of the Strait of Gibraltar.

  6. Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage ...

    "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989", Database. FamilySearch. : 18 March 2023.

  7. Mary, The Princess Royal - British Heritage

    Christened, Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary, when she was born she was fifth in line to the throne, behind her brothers Prince Edward (later Edward VIII who abdicated over his marriage to Wallis Simpson in 1936) and Prince Albert (later King George VI). Her younger brother was Prince Henry (later Duke of Gloucester). 4

  8. Edward VII - Wikipedia

    He was the eldest son and second child of Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He was christened Albert Edward at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on 25 January 1842. [a] He was named Albert after his father and Edward after his maternal grandfather, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn.

  9. How Much is Prince Harry Worth? | GOBankingRates

    Prince Harry was b orn in London on Sept. 15, 1984, to King Charles III and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Harry — whose full name is Prince Henry Charles Albert David — is the younger brother of Prince William and grandson of the late Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. $2,000 Quarter?

  10. Royal Musings - Blogger

    In 1896, Prince Henry bought Hemmelmark, a small estate near Kiel, where he and Irene lived with their three sons. The house overlooked the Baltic sea. After the collapse of the German monarchy, Prince Heinrich and Princess Irene retired to Hemmelmark, where they died in 1929 and 1953, respectively.

  11. Swindon: Growth of the town | British History Online

    Between 1878 and 1887 the G.W.R. works suffered a severe depression and construction of new shops ended. Between 1881 and 1891 the population of New Swindon increased by 9,617 to 27,295. The increase was, however, largely due to transfers to the parish of parts of neighbouring parishes.