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  2. Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1906–1940) - Wikipedia

    Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Joseph Christian Olaf of Prussia (4 July 1906 – 26 May 1940) was the eldest child of Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. At his birth, he was second in line to the German throne and was expected to succeed to the throne after the deaths of his grandfather, Emperor Wilhelm ...

  3. Wilhelm of Prussia proclaimed the first German emperor ...

    Wilhelm of Prussia proclaimed the first German emperor – archive, 1871 On 18 January 1871, Friedrich Wilhelm I of Hohenzollern was crowned as the first emperor of a united Germany in...

  4. Wilhelm, German Crown Prince - Wikipedia,_German_Crown_Prince

    Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Crown Prince of Prussia (Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst; 6 May 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the eldest child of the last Kaiser, the German Emperor, Wilhelm II, and his consort Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. As Emperor Wilhelm's heir, he was the last Crown Prince of the German Empire and the Kingdom ...

    • Prince Wilhelm of Prussia marries Baroness Weltheim (1952)
    • Crown Prince Frederick of Prussia
    • Frederick the Great - King of Prussia Documentary
    • Frederick III-99-day king of Prussia & Emperor of Germany - Kaiser Wilhelms' liberal son
  5. Killed in battle: Prince Wilhelm of Prussia – Royal Central

    Prince Wilhelm of Prussia was a first cousin of Prince Oskar of Prussia who was killed in action during the invasion of Poland in 1939. Oskar Aanmoen Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen...

  6. Germany's ex-royals want their riches back, but past ties to ...

    He proudly describes his lineage, which traces back through centuries of kings and queens who ruled over Prussia (a once-vast area that included parts of modern-day Germany, Poland, Lithuania,...

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

    Wilhelm II (1859-1941) was the last German kaiser (emperor) and king of Prussia from 1888 to 1918, and one of the most recognizable public figures of World War I (1914-18).

  8. William I | emperor of Germany | Britannica

    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 …

  9. Wilhelm I, Accidental King of Prussia - Warfare History Network

    Prince Wilhelm became vice regent for a trio of succeeding 90-day terms, and in September 1858 he was made full regent when the mad king signed an act of abdication. When the king died in 1861, his brother became king of Prussia at the age of 64—an age when most people are making plans to retire.

  10. Frederick III | king of Prussia and emperor of Germany

    Frederick III, also called (until 1888) Crown Prince Frederick William, German Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl, (born Oct. 18, 1831, Potsdam, Prussia—died June 15, 1888, Potsdam), king of Prussia and German emperor for 99 days in 1888, during which time he was a voiceless invalid, dying of throat cancer.

  11. Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia | Unofficial Royalty

    Prince August Wilhelm Heinrich Günther Viktor of Prussia was the fourth son of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and King of Prussia and Princess Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein. He was born on January 29, 1887, at the Potsdam City Palace, in Potsdam, Kingdom of Prussia, now in Brandenburg, Germany. He had six siblings: