- Wilhelm I, German Emperor
Imperial and Royal MajestyWilhelm the First, by the Grace of God, German Emperorand King of Prussia, Margraveof Brandenburg, Burgraveof Nuremberg, Count of Hohenzollern, Dukeof Silesiaand of the County of Glatz, Grand Dukeof the Lower Rhine and of Posen, Duke in Saxony, of Angria, of Westphalia, of Pomeraniaand of Lunenburg, Duke of Schleswig, of Holsteinand of Krossen, Duke of Magdeburg, of Brene, of Guelderland and of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, Duke of the Wends and the Kassubes, of Lauenburgand of Mecklenburg, Landgraveof Hesseand in Thuringia, Margrave of Upper and Lower Lusatia, Prince of Orange, of Rugen, of East Friesland, of Paderborn and of Pyrmont, Prince of Halberstadt, of Münster, of Minden, of Osnabrück, of Hildesheim, of Verden, of Kammin, of Fulda, of Nassau and of Moess, Princely Count of Henneberg, Countof the Mark, of Ravensburg, of Hohenstein, of Tecklenburg and of Lingen,Earl of Foxdale, Count of Mansfield, of Sigmaringenand of Veringen, Lord of Frankfurt, etc. [http://regiments.org/biography/royals/1859wilG.htm]
In 1829, Wilhelm married
Augusta of Saxe-Weimarand had two children:
Frederick III, German Emperor(1831–1888) and
Princess Louise of Prussia(1838–1923)
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
22 March 1797– 2 January 1861: "His Royal Highness" Prince William of Prussia
2 January 1861– 18 January 1871: "His Majesty" The King of Prussia
18 January 1871– 9 March 1888: "His Imperial and Royal Majesty" The German Emperor, King of Prussia
* Thomas Weiberg: … wie immer Deine Dona. Verlobung und Hochzeit des letzten deutschen Kaiserpaares. Isensee-Verlag, Oldenburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-89995-406-7.
From 1867 to 1918 more than 1,000 memorials to Wilhelm I were constructed, including the
Kyffhäuser Monumentin Thuringia.
German monarchs family tree. He was related to every other monarch of Germany.
*http://www.preussen.de de icon
NAME = William I
ALTERNATIVE NAMES = Ludwig, Wilhelm Friedrich
SHORT DESCRIPTION = German Emperor
DATE OF BIRTH =
March 22 1797
PLACE OF BIRTH = Berlin, Prussia
DATE OF DEATH =
March 9 1888
PLACE OF DEATH = Berlin, Prussia
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