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  2. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Wilhelm II (1859 - 1941)

    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...

  3. Kaiser Wilhelm - Facts, WWI & Death - Biography

    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...

  4. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - New World Encyclopedia

    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.

  5. German Emperor - Wikipedia

    His Imperial and Royal Majesty Wilhelm II, By the Grace of God, German Emperor and King of Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg, Burgrave of Nuremberg, Count of Hohenzollern, Duke of Silesia and of the County of Glatz, Grand Duke of the Lower Rhine and of Posen, Duke of Saxony, of Angria, of Westphalia, of Pomerania and of Lunenburg, Duke of ...

  6. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Simple English Wikipedia, the ...,_German_Emperor

    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.

  7. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Wikiwand

    Wilhelm II or William 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 many to be one of the underlying causes ...

  8. William II - German Constitution 1871, Supreme War Lord ...

    Legacy of William II. 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. First, he was responsible for appointing and dismissing the chancellor, the head of the civil government.

  9. Iron Facts About Kaiser Wilhelm II, The Last German Emperor

    1. Chip Chip Cheerio Advertisement Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert was born in Berlin on January 27, 1859, to Prince Frederick William of Prussia and Victoria, or “Vicky.” Wilhelm’s grandmother on his mother’s side was Queen Victoria I of the British Empire, making him a cousin of King George V. Wikipedia 2. Good Job, Gramps!

  10. Wilhelm II – The Last German Emperor | Europe Centenary

    Wilhelm II – The Last German Emperor. The Last Emperor of the Kaiserreich possessed a contradictory personality and, for a long time, he was the main leader blamed for the outbreak of the WW1. The First World War not only changed the international relations system, but also brought about the end of his reign.

  11. Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany | Biography, Contributions ...

    Learn about Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Study his biography, his role as leader and German emperor during World War I, and his contribution to the war effort. Updated: 05/23/2022.