23 gen 2023 · 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.
22 gen 2023 · Wilhelm II, German Emperor issued his statement of abdication on 28 November 1918, from both the Kingdom of Prussia, and imperial thrones, thus formally ending the House of Hohenzollern 's 400-year rule over Prussia. He also gave up his, and future succession rights to the throne of Prussia and to the German Imperial throne connected therewith. 
12 gen 2023 · William II, byname William Rufus, French Guillaume Le Roux, (born c. 1056—died August 2, 1100, near Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England), son of William I the Conqueror and king of England from 1087 to 1100; he was also de facto duke of Normandy (as William III) from 1096 to 1100.
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The Landgraviate of Hesse, due to its sponsoring of the new artists who do decide to reside within Kassel, requires artists to: (I) provide ten (10) per cent of the price of every commission to the Landgrave of Hesse, His Majesty Wilhelm the Second; (II) provide a year-long training course to German artists, limited to three apprentices per artist; and, (III) dedicate their spare time to the creation of new techniques of painting.
3 giorni fa · The crown princes of Hesse and Prussia arranged a cease fire in the middle of July. Dalwigk rejected this in the hope that France would enter the war against Prussia. On 31 July, Prussian troops occupied Darmstadt without a battle. After its defeat in the war, Hesse was forced to concede territory to Prussia in the Treaty of 3 September 1866 .
3 giorni fa · Louis II, Landgrave of Thuringia (German: Ludwig der Eiserne) Henry II, Landgrave of Hesse (German: Heinrich der Eiserne) Henry II, Count of Holstein-Rendsburg (German: Heinrich der Eiserne) Henry III, Duke of Żagań (German: Heinrich der Eiserne; Polish: Henryk Żelazny) Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg (German: Friedrich der Eiserne) "~ Ironside":
21 gen 2023 · On 9 October 1937 Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig von Hessen und bei Rhein (of Hesse and by Rhine), who had reigned until 1918, had died at the age of 68. Despite of that the family was to gather in London for the wedding of the Grand Duke’s second son, Prince Ludwig, and the Hon. Margaret Campbell Geddes.