William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941

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William II was German Emperor and King of Prussia (ruled 1888-1918); Princess Hermine of Schönaich-Carolath was William's second wife. Viereck was a German-born poet and propagandist for Nazi Germany; he was also rumored to be the illegitimate grandson of William I.

From the description of Letters : to George Sylvester Viereck, 1922-1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80954785

William II was German emperor and King of Prussia (ruled 1888-1918); Princess Hermine of Schönaich-Carolath was William's second wife. Viereck was a German-born poet and propagandist for Nazi Germany; he was also rumored to be the illegitimate grandson of William I.

From the guide to the Letters to George Sylvester Viereck, 1922-1940., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

German emperor and king of Prussia, 1888-1918.

From the description of Emperor William II correspondence, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867211

Accession date: 1888

Places: Germany

Title: Emperor of Germany

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x0003d8

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German emperor and king of Prussia, 1888-1918.

From the guide to the Emperor William II correspondence, 1925, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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referencedIn Link, Carl, 1887-. Carl Link postcard collection, circa 1904-circa 1960. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
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referencedIn Photographs of notable 19th-century men and women, 1874-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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creatorOf William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941. Autograph subscription and signature to letter : Wilhelmshöhe, to the king of Wurtemberg, 1901 Aug. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Hulst, Cornelia Steketee, 1865-1957. Letter [1954 Dec. 5] Grand Rapids, Mich., to F.H. Wagman, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan
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creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Communications from Heads of Foreign States. 1789 - 1909. Ceremonial Letters from Germany (Various Countries)
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associatedWith Hall, Luella J., 1890-1973 person
sibling of Heinrich, Prince of Prussia, 1862-1929 person
correspondedWith Hermine, princess, consort of Wilhelm II, ex-emperor of Germany, 1887- person
associatedWith Hermine, princess, consort of William II, ex-emperor of Germany, 1887- person
associatedWith Hindenburg, Paul von, 1847-1934 person
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associatedWith Holls, Frederick William, 1857-1903 person
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associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), person
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associatedWith Linke, Julian P. person
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associatedWith Lorant, Stefan, 1901-1997. person
associatedWith Ludendorff, Erich, 1865-1937 person
sibling of Margaret, Princess of Prussia, 1872-1954 person
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associatedWith Mason, Frank E., 1893-1979. person
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associatedWith Richards, Theodore W. (Theodore William), 1868-1928. person
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associatedWith Waldersee, Mary Esther Lee, Gräfin von, 1838-1914. person
correspondedWith Wilhelm II, German emperor, 1859-1941 person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Chin Hills, Burma
Nicholson's Nek, South Africa
Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
Gibraltar, Europe
Majuba Hill, South Africa
Europe History 1871-1918.
Europe
Germany
Germany
Burma, Asia
Germany
Khyber Pass, Afghanistan
North-West Frontier, India
Egypt, Africa
Charasia, Afghanistan
Germany Politics and government 1888-1918.
India, Asia
Sudan, Africa
Jutland, Denmark
Afghanistan, Asia
Sino-Burmese Boundary, Asia
Ladysmith, South Africa
Rheims, Marne
China, Asia
Subject
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Germany
Occupation
Kings and rulers
Function

Person

Birth 1859-01-27

Death 1941-06-04

Germans

English,

German

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