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  2. Wilhelm II, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    In accordance with his role as the King of Prussia, Emperor Wilhelm II was a Lutheran member of the Evangelical State Church of Prussia's older Provinces. It was a United Protestant denomination, bringing together Reformed and Lutheran believers. Attitude towards Islam. Wilhelm II was on friendly terms with the Muslim world.

  3. Kaiser Wilhelm II - WWI, Abdication & Death - HISTORY

    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...

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    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...

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

    Wilhelm II, 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.

  8. Wilhelm II, German Emperor | International Encyclopedia of ...

    Born 27 January 1859 in Berlin, Germany. Died 04 June 1941 in Huis Doorn, The Netherlands. Kaiser Wilhelm II’s ambitious policies played a major part in bringing about the First World War, yet with the onset of hostilities he was sidelined by his generals. In certain key areas, however, notably in appointments to top positions and in the conduct of naval warfare he continued to have the decisive say.

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

    Wilhelm II was the one who ousted Otto von Bismarck from power, in order to be the sole ruler of Imperial Germany’s foreign policy. Thus, he was able to implement the policy of colonial expansion which he thought vital for Berlin.