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Wilhelm II, German Emperor


Wilhelm II was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918. He was the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and related to many monarchs and princes of Europe, most notably, King George V of the United Kingdom and Emperor Nicholas II of Russia.


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  • Accession 

  • Break with Bismarck 

  • Wilhelm in control 

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  • First World War 

  • Abdication and flight 

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  • First marriage and issue 

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