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.
Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German emperor ( German: Kaiser) and King of Prussia from 15 June 1888 until his abdication on 9 November 1918, which marked the end of the German Empire and the House of Hohenzollern 's 300-year reign in Prussia and 500-year reign in Brandenburg .
Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Crown Prince of Prussia was the eldest child of the last Kaiser, Wilhelm II, German Emperor, and his consort Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and thus a great-grandson of Queen Victoria, and distant cousin to many British Royals, such as Queen Elizabeth ll.
Crown Prince Wilhelm, allowed to live in Germany under the condition that he play no part in politics, hosted Hitler at Cecilienhof and in Potsdam at least three times between 1926 and 1935...
William II, German Wilhelm II, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert, (born January 27, 1859, Potsdam, near Berlin [Germany]—died June 4, 1941, Doorn, Netherlands), German emperor (kaiser) and king of Prussia from 1888 to the end of World War I in 1918, known for his frequently militaristic manner as well as for his vacillating policies.
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 ...
Germany's ex-royals want their riches back 05:58 - Source: CNN Standing between Prince Georg’s family and a cache of untold monetary and cultural value is a broadly worded German law that...
Crown Prince Wilhelm died on 20 July 1951 of a heart attack in Hechingen. Click here to read an extract from Crown Prince Wilhelm's 1913 book Germany at Arms . Click here to read the Crown Prince's account of the Verdun offensive. Click here to read his account of the calling off of the battle.
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.
Wilhelm, Crown Prince of Germany (1882-1951), eldest son of Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859-1941) was born on 6 May 1882 at the Marmorpalais in Potsdam. Wilhelm joined the 1 st Company of the 1 st Grenadier Regiment. He completed his education from 1886-1900 in Plön at a school created especially to prepare him for his role as monarch.