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). He gained a reputation ...
The German Emperor (German: Deutscher Kaiser, pronounced [ˌdɔɪ̯t͡ʃɐ ˈkaɪ̯zɐ] ) was the official title of the head of state and hereditary ruler of the German Empire. A specifically chosen term, it was introduced with the 1 January 1871 constitution and lasted until the official abdication of Wilhelm II on 9 November 1918.
Wilhelm II., mit vollem Namen Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Preußen (* 27. Januar 1859 in Berlin ; † 4. Juni 1941 in Doorn in den Niederlanden ), aus dem Haus Hohenzollern war von 1888 bis 1918 letzter Deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen .
The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (in German: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, but mostly just known as Gedächtniskirche [ɡəˈdɛçtnɪsˈkɪʁçə]) is a Protestant church affiliated with the Evangelical Church in Berlin, Brandenburg and Silesian Upper Lusatia, a regional body of the Evangelical Church in Germany.
The Second Reich was the Hohenzollern Germany, from the unification of Germany following the Franco-Prussian War (1870 - 1871) and crowning of Wilhelm I as German Emperor at the Palace of Versailles, with Otto von Bismarck as the first Reichskanzler, to the abdication of Wilhelm II in 1919 following the German defeat in the First World War.
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