William I or Wilhelm I (German: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig; 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888) was King of Prussia from 2 January 1861 and German Emperor from 18 January 1871 until his death in 1888. A member of the House of Hohenzollern, he was the first head of state of a united Germany.
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William I, German in full Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, (born March 22, 1797, Berlin—died March 9, 1888, Berlin), German emperor from 1871, as well as king of Prussia from 1861, a sovereign whose conscientiousness and self-restraint fitted him for collaboration with stronger statesmen in raising his monarchy and the house of Hohenzollern to ...
Proclamation of Wilhelm I as German Emperor in the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, France (painting by Anton von Werner) The title was carefully chosen by Otto von Bismarck, Minister President of Prussia and Chancellor of the North German Confederation, after discussion which continued until the proclamation of King Wilhelm I of Prussia as ...
Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany. Wikipedia Public Domain The Hohenzollern Dynasty's Prince Wilhelm Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig of the House of Hohenzollern was born on the 22nd March 1797 at the Kronprinzenpalais, Berlin, in the Kingdom of Prussia.
William Frederick Louis of Prussia, later to be Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany, was born on March 22nd, 1797, in Kronprinzenpalais (German for Crown Prince's Palace) in Berlin. He was the second son of Prince Frederick William III and the noble Princess Louisa of Mechlenburg-Sterlitz. He grew up under the tyranny of Napoleon I.
William I, also known as Wilhelm I (full name: William Frederick Louis, German language: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888), of the House of Hohenzollern was the King of Prussia (2 January 1861 – 9 March 1888) and the first German Emperor (18 January 1871 – 9 March 1888), as...
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...
Wilhelm I, also known as Wilhelm the Great(William Frederick Louis, German: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig) (22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888), of the House of Hohenzollernwas the King of Prussia(2 January 1861 – 9 March 1888) and the first German Emperor(18 January 1871 – 9 March 1888).
Wilhelm I Keeng o Proushie Ring 2 Januar 1861 – 9 Mairch 1888 Coronation 18 October 1861 Predecessor Frederick William IV Successor Frederick III Prime Meenisters See leet Karl Anton, Prince o Hohenzollern Prince Adolf zu Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen Otto von Bismarck Albrecht von Roon Preseso the North German Confederation