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  2. William I, German Emperor - Wikipedia

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    Louise, Grand Duchess of Baden. v. t. e. William I or Wilhelm I [2] ( 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.

  3. William I (emperor of Germany and king of Prussia)

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    William I commanded in person in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71, received the surrender of Napoleon III at Sedan, and was proclaimed (Jan. 18, 1871) emperor of Germany in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles (see Germany ). Although William often disagreed with Bismarck's policies, he ultimately was always persuaded by his chancellor.

  4. The Proclamation of the German Empire, 150 years ago – DW ...

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    The Proclamation of the German Empire, 150 years ago In 1871, Emperor Wilhelm I proclaimed the German Reich in Versailles. The event heralded the beginning of a new political, economic and...

  5. William I, German Emperor - Trenfo

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    Wilhelm I, whose full name was Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig of Prussia († March 9, 1888 ibid.), from the House of Hohenzollern was King of Prussia from 1861 until his death and the first German Emperor since the founding of the German Empire in 1871.

  6. Wilhelm I., Deutscher Kaiser - Wikimedia Commons

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    English: Wilhelm I of Germany aka en:William I, German Emperor aka de:Wilhelm I. (Deutsches Reich) (March 22, 1797 – March 9, 1888) of the House of Hohenzollern was King of Prussia (January 2, 1861 – 9 March 1888) and the first German Emperor/Deutscher Kaiser (18 January 1871 – 9 March 1888).

  7. Wilhelm I (1797-1888) - Find a Grave Memorial

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    German Emperor. A member of the Imperial House of Hohenzollen, he reigned as Kaiser of Germany and King of Prussia, and was the first German Emperor from 1871 to 1888. The son of King Frederick Wilhelm III and Queen Louise of Mecklenburg, he became King of Prussia in 1861 upon the death of his brother King Frederick...

  8. William I, German Emperor - w3we

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    William I or Wilhelm I German: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig; 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888 was King of Prussia from 2 January 1861 as alive as German Emperor from 18 January 1871 until his death in 1888. A item of a House of Hohenzollern, he was the first head of state of a united Germany.

  9. William I, German Emperor - Alchetron, the free social ...

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    William I, or in German Wilhelm I(full name: William Frederick Louis of Hohenzollern, German: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig von Hohenzollern, 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888), of the House of Hohenzollern was King of Prussia from 2 January 1861 and the first German Emperor from 1 January 1871 to his death, the first Head of State of a united Germany.

  10. Wilhelm I, German Emperor - FameChain

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    Wilhelm I, German Emperor Bio Details Full name William Frederick Louis, House Of Hohenzollern Also known as King William I Gender Male Age 90 Date of birth Wednesday 22 Mar 1797 Birth place Kronprinzenpalais, Berlin, Germany Date of death: 9 Mar 1888 Place of death Berlin Wilhelm I, German Emperor Siblings Married 1 child together 11 Jun 1829

  11. In 1897, a monument to German Emperor William I of Germany (Kaiser Wilhelm I), mounted on a 14 meter high horse, was inaugurated by his grandson William II. The architect was Bruno Schmitz, who was responsible for a number of nationalistic German monuments and memorials. During World War II, the statue was destroyed by US artillery and taken down.