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King George V accompanied by his cousin Kaiser Wilhelm II of German during his visit to Berlin in May 1913.

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Wilhelm as a young boy

Princess Victoria, mother of Kaiser Wilhelm, was the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria

Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor.

Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor. for Happy Birthday! All the best wishes for you & the baby hope you'll like it just a little.

Their Imperial and Royal Majesties Kaiser Wilhelm II and Kaiserin Hermine of Germany. Married:  November 5, 1922

Kaiser Wilhelm II and his second wife Hermine Reuss. Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated in 1918 at the end of WWI and fled to exile in the Netherlands. They were married November four years after his abdication.

Wilhelm II the last German Emperor and King of Prussia. From a private photo album of the early 20th century. (This is no postcard or cabinet card! This is on thin printing out paper. So it might have been taken by an early private paparazzo). ALSO f.y.i.  Wilhelm Il was the oldest grandson of Queen Victoria.

Wilhelm II the last German Emperor and King of Prussia. Mercurial, insecure and easily led, he had a fanatical hatred of his cousin, England's King George VII, and a need to be considered leader of a Great Power.

The wedding picture of Kaiser Wilhelm II and Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria.  Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last German Emperor from 1888 until 1918

The wedding picture of Kaiser Wilhelm II and Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria. Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last German Emperor from 1888 until Februar 1881

Nicholas and his cousin, Kaiser Wilhelm II, having a pleasant meeting in early 1914.  A few months later they would be at war with each other.

WWI: Kaiser Wilhelm II, grandson of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert, & Tsar Nicholas II husband of granddaughter of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert, The loss of WWI cost King Wilhelm his throne & Tsar Nicholas his life & the life of his wife & children.

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