Early Life Kaiser Wilhelm, also known as Wilhelm II, was born Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert in Potsdam, near Berlin, Germany, to Frederick III of Germany and Victoria (the future Empress...
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Prussia and Germany (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Hohenzollern, 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor and the last King of Prussia. Ruling from 1888 to 1918, he went to live in the Netherlands and abdicated (resigned) as King and Emperor.
Kaiser Wilhelm II © Wilhelm was the last German emperor (kaiser) and king of Prussia, whose bellicose policies helped to bring about World War One. Wilhelm was born on 27 January 1859...
William II, German Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert known as Kaiser Wilhelm, (born Jan. 27, 1859, Potsdam, near Berlin, Prussia—died June 4, 1941, Doorn, Neth.), German emperor (kaiser) and king of Prussia (1888–1918).
Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German emperor ( German: Kaiser) and King of Prussia from 15 June 1888 until his abdication on 9 November 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.
Wilhelm II was the last German emperor and King of Prussia from 15 June 1888 until his abdication on 9 November 1918. Despite strengthening the German Empire's position as a great power by building a powerful navy, his tactless public statements and erratic foreign policy greatly antagonized the international community and are considered by ...
William II - German Unification, Imperialism, Militarism: William often bombastically claimed to be the man who made the decisions. It is true that the German constitution of 1871 put two important powers in his hands.
Wilhelm II ; Prince Frederick William Victor Albert of Prussia (January 27, 1859 – June 4, 1941) was the third and last German Emperor and the ninth and last King of Prussia (German: Deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen ), ruling both the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from June 15, 1888 to November 9, 1918.
This is a prelude to the First World War. The German Empire follows suit and declares war on France and Russia. And what about the emperor? William withdraws leaving the decisions to his generals. In 1918 Emperor William II is dethroned. The German chancellor announced that the emperor and his heirs had abdicated. William was forced into exile.
German Emperor [ˈdɔʏtʃɐ ˈkaɪzɐ]) was the official title of the head of state hereditary ruler German Empire. A specifically chosen term, it was introduced with the 1 January 1871 constitution and lasted until the official abdication of Wilhelm II on 9 November 1918.