Wilhelm I Hohenzollern
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Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig Hohenzollern (1797 - 1888)

Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig (Wilhelm I) "William I, German Emperor, King of Prussia" Hohenzollern
Born in Berlin, Königreich Preußenmap
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Died in Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Deutsches Reichmap
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Biography

Preceded by
Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preußen
King of Prussia
1861 - 1888
Succeeded by
Friedrich III. von Preußen
Preceded by
none
German Emperor
1871 - 1888
Succeeded by
Friedrich III. von Preußen
The House of Hohenzollern crest.
Wilhelm I Hohenzollern is a member of the House of Hohenzollern.
Wilhelm I of Germany
German Emperor (Kaiser), ruled January 18, 1871-1888 and King of Prussia, ruled 1861-1888
The election of Wilhelm 1., King of Prussia, as German Emperor (1871) was by vote of the Reichstag of the North German Confederation, on the initiative of all the reigning Princes of Germany. The Imperial dignity is hereditary in the House of Hohenzollern, and follows the law of primogeniture.

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