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  2. Former German nobility in the Nazi Party - Wikipedia

    Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia: Prussia: Born 29 January 1887. Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia was the fourth son of Wilhelm II, German Emperor by his first wife, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Prince August joined NSDAP on 1 April 1930, with the low membership number 24.

  3. Wilhelm II - Wikipedia

    Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia from 1888 until his abdication in 1918, which marked the end of the German Empire and the House of Hohenzollern 's 300-year reign in Prussia and 500-year reign in Brandenburg .

  4. What is Prussia? | History, Location & Contributions - Video ...

    The Austrians and Prussians had fought over leadership of the German Confederation; Prussia had challenged Austria, and Prussia won some contested territory along with the victory. Otto von ...

  5. Franco-Prussian War - Wikipedia

    The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War, [b] often referred to in France as the War of 1870, was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.

  6. Paul von Hindenburg - Wikipedia

    Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg ( pronounced [ˈpaʊl ˈluːtvɪç hans ˈantoːn fɔn ˈbɛnəkn̩dɔʁf ʔʊnt fɔn ˈhɪndn̩bʊʁk] ⓘ; abbreviated pronounced [ˈpaʊl fɔn ˈhɪndn̩bʊʁk] ⓘ; 2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934) was a German field marshal and statesman who led the Imperial German Army during World War I. [1] He later became preside...

  7. German Monarchy | Rulers, History & Timeline |

    Wilhelm I (1797-1888): Wilhelm I was the first Kaiser of the German Empire. Previously, he was the king of Prussia. One of the major problems that Wilhelm faced was incorporating Catholic Germans ...

  8. Otto Von Bismarck Facts and Accomplishments - The History Junkie

    Premier of Prussia War with France, 1870-71 Chancellor of United Germany, 1871-1890 Resignation Death Early career Bismarck was born to a Prussian junker family in Schönhausen, just east of the Elbe in Brandenburg. The Bismarck family was ancient but undistinguished.

  9. Hohenzollern dynasty | History, Religion, Countries, & Facts

    In 1871 William I of Prussia became German emperor. Both Prussian and German sovereignties were lost in 1918, at the end of World War I.

  10. Frederick the Great - Wikipedia

    Portrait of 24-year-old Frederick as the Crown Prince of Prussia by Antoine Pesne (1736, Huis Doorn, Netherlands) At age 16, Frederick formed an attachment to the king's 17-year-old page, Peter Karl Christoph von Keith. Wilhelmine recorded that the two "soon became inseparable.

  11. Banquet in honour of the Christening of Prince Wilhelm of ...

    Download stock image of “Banquet in honour of the Christening of Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, the future Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, in the Gedenkhalle, Berlin. Illustration from The Ilustrated News of the World, 2 April 1859.” from the Look and Learn History Picture Archive