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  2. William I | emperor of Germany | Britannica

    March 22, 1797 Berlin Germany Died: March 9, 1888 (aged 90) Berlin Germany Title / Office: emperor (1871-1888), Germany king (1861-1888), Prussia House / Dynasty: Hohenzollern dynasty Notable Family Members: spouse Augusta father Frederick William III son Frederick III brother Frederick William IV ... (Show more) See all related content →

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      William II, German Wilhelm II, in full Friedrich Wilhelm...

  3. William I, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Frederick III. 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.

  4. Unification of Germany - Timelines, Summary, Role of Bismarck

    The Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France saw the princes from most of the German states assembled to accept King Wilhelm I of Prussia as the German Emperor during the Franco-Prussian War. Refer to the Unification of Germany PDF below to gain more insights. Unification of Germany UPSC Notes

  5. William I | Biography, Reign, Achievements, Facts, & Death

    According to a brief description by an anonymous author—who borrowed extensively from Einhard ’s biography of Charlemagne ( Vita Karoli Magni; “Life of Charles the Great”)—William was just above average height and had a robust, thickset body. Although he was always sparing of food and drink, he became fat in later life.

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

    William I, 1797–1888, emperor of Germany (1871–88) and king of Prussia (1861–88), second son of the future King Frederick William III of Prussia and Louise of Mecklenburg. Essentially conservative, William fled to England during the revolutionary uprisings of 1848 in Prussia, and upon his return (1849) he commanded the troops that crushed ...

  7. Unification of Germany - Wikipedia

    The model of diplomatic spheres of influence resulting from the Congress of Vienna in 1814–1815 after the Napoleonic Wars endorsed Austrian dominance in Central Europe through Habsburg leadership of the German Confederation, designed to replace the Holy Roman Empire.

  8. Frederick III, German Emperor - Wikipedia,_German_Emperor

    Frederick III or Friedrich III ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors.

  9. Wilhelm I was declared Kaiser of Germany in - Vedantu

    Hint: - William I reigned as Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia. - Kaiser is a German word that signifies "Emperor." Complete answer: William I, German in full Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, German emperor from 1871 and king of Prussia from 1861, a ruler whose conscientiousness and self-restraint suited him for partnership with stronger statesmen in bringing his monarchy and the Hohenzollern ...

  10. William I, German Emperor - Wikiquote,_German_Emperor

    William I, German Emperor. William I, or in German Wilhelm I. (full name: William Frederick Louis of 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 18 January 1871 to his death, the first head of state of a united Germany.