William I, German Emperor

William I,[1] an aa kent as Wilhelm I[2] (full name: William Frederick Louis, German: Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, 22 Mairch 1797 – 9 Mairch 1888), o the Hoose o Hohenzollern wis the Keeng o Proushie (2 Januar 1861 – 9 Mairch 1888) an the first German Emperor (18 Januar 1871 – 9 Mairch 1888), as well as the first Heid o State o a unitit Germany.

Wilhelm I
Kaiser Wilhelm I. .JPG
Keeng o Proushie
Ring2 Januar 1861 – 9 Mairch 1888
Coronation18 October 1861
PredecessorFrederick William IV
SuccessorFrederick III
Prime Meenisters
Preses o the North German Confederation
In office1 Julie 1867 – 18 Januar 1871
ChancellorOtto von Bismarck
German Emperor
Reing18 Januar 1871 – 9 Mairch 1888
Coronation18 Januar 1871, Versailles
SuccessorFrederick III
ChancellorOtto von Bismarck
Born22 Mairch 1797
Berlin, Proushie
Dee'd9 Mairch 1888(1888-03-09) (aged 90)
Berlin, German Empire
BuirialCharlottenburg Pailace, Berlin, Germany
SpouseAugusta o Saxe-Weimar
IssueFrederick III, German Emperor
Luise, Grand Duchess o Baden
HooseHoose o Hohenzollern
FaitherFrederick William III o Proushie
MitherLouise o Mecklenburg-Strelitz
ReleegionProtestant Christian Kirk
SeegnaturWilhelm I's signature

IssueEedit

  1. Prince Friedrich o Proushie, (later Keeng Friedrich III) (18 October 1831 – 15 Juin 1888) mairit Princess Victoria o the Unitit Kinrick, Princess Ryal (dochter o Queen Victoria) an haed issue.
  2. Princess Luise o Proushie (3 December 1838 – 23 Aprile 1923) mairit Friedrich I, Grand Duke o Baden an haed issue.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 22 Mairch 1797 – 2 Januar 1861 His Ryal Highness Prince Wilhelm o Proushie.
  • 2 Januar 1861 – 18 Januar 1871 His Majesty The King o Proushie.
  • 18 Januar 1871 – 9 Mairch 1888 His Imperial an Ryal Majesty The German Emperor, Keeng o Proushie.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Fulbrook, Mary (2004). A Concise History of Germany, 2nd edition, 2004, Cambridge University Press, p. 128. ISBN 978-0-521-54071-1.
  2. Ybarra, Thomas R. Wilhelm II. (1921). The Kaiser's Memoirs: Wilhelm II, Emperor Of Germany, 1888–1918. Harper And Brothers Publisher. ISBN 0-548-32330-5