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  2. Wilhelm, German Crown Prince - Wikipedia,_German_Crown_Prince

    As Emperor Wilhelm's heir, he was the last Crown Prince of the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia, until the abolition of the monarchy. Wilhelm became crown prince at the age of six in 1888, when his grandfather Frederick III died and his father became emperor.

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

    Following a long battle with throat cancer, Emperor Frederick III died on June 15, 1888. Wilhelm II succeeded his father, becoming kaiser of Germany at the tender age of 29. Kaiser of Germany...

  4. Wilhelm III, German Emperor (Central Victory) | Alternative ...,_German...

    Wilhelm III, ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst von Preußen; Frederick William Victor August Ernest of Prussia; 6 May 1882 – 20 July 1951) was German Emperor and King of Prussia from June 4, 1941 at during World War II until his death on July 20, 1951.

  5. William III of England - Wikipedia

    Mary II died of smallpox on 28 December 1694, leaving William III to rule alone. William deeply mourned his wife's death. [120] Despite his conversion to Anglicanism , William's popularity in England plummeted during his reign as a sole monarch.

  6. William III | Biography, Mary II, & Prince of Orange | Britannica

    William III, (born November 14 [November 4, Old Style], 1650, The Hague, Netherlands—died March 19 [March 8], 1702, London, England), stadholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands as William III (1672–1702) and king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1689–1702), reigning jointly with Queen Mary II (until her death in 1694).

  7. Wilhelm II - Wikipedia

    Kaiser Wilhelm I died in Berlin on 9 March 1888, and Prince Wilhelm's father ascended the throne as Frederick III. He was already experiencing an incurable throat cancer and spent all 99 days of his reign fighting the disease before dying. On 15 June of that same year, his 29-year-old son succeeded him as German Emperor and King of Prussia.

  8. Frederick III, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Upon Wilhelm's death at the age of ninety on 9 March 1888, the thrones passed to Frederick, who had been German Crown Prince for seventeen years and Crown Prince of Prussia for twenty-seven years. Frederick was suffering from cancer of the larynx when he died, aged fifty-six, following unsuccessful medical treatments for his condition.

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

    In late 1918, he was forced to abdicate. He spent the rest of his life in exile in the Netherlands, where he died at age 82. Kaiser Wilhelm II’s Early Years

  10. William III & Mary II: Your History Guide To Britain's Joint ...

    Died: 8 March 1702 at Kensington Palace, London Parents: William II, Prince of Orange, and Mary, Princess Royal of Britain Mary II: key dates and facts Born: 30 April 1662 at St James’s Palace, London Died: 28 December 1694 at Kensington Palace Parents: King James VII and II and Anne Hyde

  11. William III | Westminster Abbey

    William III and Mary II were crowned as joint monarchs in the Abbey on 11th April 1689 – the first time this had happened in England. He used the ancient Coronation Chair during the ceremony and another chair was specially made for Mary to sit in. There were no children, the throne passing to Mary's sister Anne.