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  2. William II | emperor of Germany | Britannica

    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.

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  3. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor ( German: Kaiser) and King of Prussia, reigning from 15 June 1888 until his abdication on 9 November 1918.

  4. William | king of Germany | Britannica

    William, also called William Of Holland, German Wilhelm Von Holland, (born 1228—died Jan. 28, 1256, near Hoogwoude, Holland), German king from Oct. 3, 1247, elected by the papal party in Germany as antiking in opposition to Conrad IV and subsequently gaining general recognition. As William II he was also count of Holland, succeeding his father, Count Floris IV, in 1234. William was elected ...

  5. The Kaiser and His Court: Wilhelm II and the Government of Germany John Röhl Cambridge, CUP, 1996, ISBN: 9780521565042; 288pp.; Price: £20.99 Reviewer: Dr Alan Sked London School of Economics Citation: Dr Alan Sked, review of The Kaiser and His Court: Wilhelm II and the Government of Germany, (review no. 47)

  6. Kruger telegram | South African history | Britannica

    Kruger telegram, (Jan. 3, 1896), a message sent by Emperor William II of Germany to Pres. Paul Kruger of the South African Republic (or the Transvaal), congratulating him on repelling the Jameson Raid, an attack on the Transvaal from the British-controlled Cape Colony. The telegram was interpreted in the Transvaal as a sign of possible German support in the future. William’s intention was to ...

  7. Wilhelm II. (Deutsches Reich) – Wikipedia

    Wilhelm II. (Deutsches Reich) Wilhelm II. im Jahr 1902. Großes Wappen des Deutschen Kaisers bis 1918. Wilhelm II., mit vollem Namen Friedrich Wilhelm Albert Viktor von Preußen [1] (* 27. Januar 1859 in Berlin; † 4. Juni 1941 in Doorn, Niederlande ), aus dem Haus Hohenzollern war von 1888 bis 1918 letzter Deutscher Kaiser und König von ...

  8. Weltpolitik - Wikipedia

    Wilhelm II, German Emperor 1897 in Germany History of the foreign relations of Germany German words and phrases 1897 in politics German foreign policy Foreign policy doctrines Political terminology in Germany Opposition to the British Empire Hidden categories:

  9. 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.

  10. List of German monarchs - Wikipedia

    German kingdom (blue) in the Holy Roman Empire around 1000 This is a list of monarchs who ruled over East Francia, and the Kingdom of Germany ( Regnum Teutonicum ), from the division of the Frankish Empire in 843 and the collapse of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 until the collapse of the German Empire in 1918: East Francia, 843–962 [ edit]