Who Was Kaiser Wilhelm? Born in Germany in 1859, to Germany's Frederick III and Victoria, Queen Victoria of England's eldest daughter, Kaiser Wilhelm served as emperor of Germany from 1888...
Wilhelm II (1859-1941), the German kaiser (emperor) and king of Prussia from 1888 to 1918, was one of the most recognizable public figures of World War I (1914-18). He gained a reputation as a...
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Born during the reign of his great-uncle Frederick William IV of Prussia, Wilhelm was the son of Prince Frederick William and Victoria, Princess Royal. Through his mother, he was the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. In March 1888, Wilhelm's father ascended the German and Prussian thrones as Frederick III.
Wilhelm is a German given name, and a cognate of the English name William. The feminine form is Wilhelmine.  People with the given name [ edit] Wilhelm I, German Emperor (1797–1888), King of Prussia and German Emperor Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859–1941), grandson of the former, King of Prussia and German Emperor
Wilhelm is a German form of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will". STARTS WITH Wil- ASSOCIATED WITH determined (faithful), protector (defender) Variations RELATIONS VIA WILLIAM Vilhelm, Villem, Wilek, Wiley , Wilhelmus, Wilkes, Will , Willem, Willhelmus, Willi, Wills, Willy, Wilmer FEMININE FORM Gulielma CREATIVE FORMS (male) (female)
William II, German Wilhelm II, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert, (born January 27, 1859, Potsdam, near Berlin [Germany]—died June 4, 1941, Doorn, Netherlands), German emperor (kaiser) and king of Prussia from 1888 to the end of World War I in 1918, known for his frequently militaristic manner as well as for his vacillating policies.