Wilhelm I, German Emperor

Wilhelm I, German Emperor

His Imperial and Royal Majesty Wilhelm the First, by the Grace of God, German Emperor and King of Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg, Burgrave of Nuremberg, Count of Hohenzollern, Duke of Silesia and of the County of Glatz, Grand Duke of the Lower Rhine and of Posen, Duke in Saxony, of Angria, of Westphalia, of Pomerania and of Lunenburg, Duke of Schleswig, of Holstein and of Krossen, Duke of Magdeburg, of Brene, of Guelderland and of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, Duke of the Wends and the Kassubes, of Lauenburg and of Mecklenburg, Landgrave of Hesse and 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, Count of the Mark, of Ravensburg, of Hohenstein, of Tecklenburg and of Lingen,Earl of Foxdale, Count of Mansfield, of Sigmaringen and of Veringen, Lord of Frankfurt, etc. [http://regiments.org/biography/royals/1859wilG.htm]

Ancestors

Issue

In 1829, Wilhelm married Augusta of Saxe-Weimar and 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 17972 January 1861: "His Royal Highness" Prince William of Prussia
*2 January 186118 January 1871: "His Majesty" The King of Prussia
*18 January 18719 March 1888: "His Imperial and Royal Majesty" The German Emperor, King of Prussia

Books

* Thomas Weiberg: … wie immer Deine Dona. Verlobung und Hochzeit des letzten deutschen Kaiserpaares. Isensee-Verlag, Oldenburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-89995-406-7.

Memorials

From 1867 to 1918 more than 1,000 memorials to Wilhelm I were constructed, including the Kyffhäuser Monument in Thuringia.

ee also

*German monarchs family tree. He was related to every other monarch of Germany.

External links

*http://www.archontology.org/nations/german/germ_state1/wilhelm1.php
*http://www.preussen.de de icon
*worldcat id|id=lccn-n80-149385

Persondata
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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