Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941) and Family
The last " Kaiser was Wilhelm II. He abdicated 1918 and lived in a nice House in Doorn in the Netherlands until his Death in 1941. He was married to Auguste Victoria of Schleswig Holstein ( 1858 - 1921) and married after Augustes Death in Exile the widowed Hermine of Reuss.
Wilhelm II and his first Wife auguste had 6 sons and a Daughter :
1. Wilhelm 1882 - 1941
2. Eitel Friedrich 1883 - 1942
3. Adalbert 1884 - 1948
4. August Wilhelm 1887 - 1949
5. Oskar 1888 - 1958
6. Joachim 1890 - 1920 Suicide
7. Victoria Luise 1892 - 1980
Victoria Luise married Ernst August of Hannover and their eldest Daughter was Friederike , the Mother of the exiled King Konstantin of Greece and Queen Sophia of Spain as well as Pss Irene. Victoria luise is also the Grandmother of Prince Ernst August the present Head of the House of hannover and Husband of Princess karoline of Monaco.
Here are some Pics:
1. Wilhelm II and Auguste Victorias Engagement
2. Wilhelm II and auguste Victorias sons
3. 1896 - Wilhelm II with Victoria Luise
4. 1903 - Auguste Victoria
5. 1903 - Victoria Luise
Sorry for not picking up on this sooner:)
Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia
When did died Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, daughter of the Empress Frederick and mother of Queen Frederika of Greece, and at the time where did she lived?
She died December 11, 1980. I'm not sure where she died, but I'm sure it was at one of the numerous Hanover properties.
Yes Iowabelle, she died in Hanover.
Here is a tiara pic of the Princess and Princess Ann-Marie von Bismarck
courtesy Seeger Press
You can see some postcards I have of the family of Princess Viktoria Luise and Prince Ernst August by clicking on the following link:
*If you click on "next" at the top of the page then you can see more postcards. There are some postcards of other Royal Families from Germany. I still need to put the Prussian Family on "Photobucket.com".
*If anyone has any questions about any of my postcards then please let me know and I will answer them.
An article about the death of Viktoria Luise
A postcard of the Imperial Family
A postcard of the Crownprincely Couple
(the two postcards are new ones, I bought them at the "Museumsshop" of the "Neues Palais")
Scans from "Bilder der Kaiserzeit" by Viktoria Luise
The children of Wilhelm II. and Auguste Viktoria
left to right: Oskar, Eitel Friedrich, Viktoria Luise, Wilhelm, Adalbert, Joachim and August Wilhelm
Having a picknick on Viktoria Luise's 18th Birthday
Viktoria Luise (sitting)
Auguste Viktoria with her daughter Viktoria Luise
Something Auguste Viktoria wrote about her little daughter
Viktoria Luise with her father behind her
Viktoria Luise on board of the "Hohenzollern"
Wilhelm II. with Viktoria Luise
Prince Heinrich of Prussia with his wife and his son Waldemar
A letter from Viktoria Luise (Sissy) to her father
Auguste Viktoria with her sons August Wilhelm and Joachim
Joachim and Viktoria Luise
Joachim and Viktoria Luise
on the left: Viktoria Luise
Viktoria Luise (left) with a lady-in-waiting
His bride Cecilie
From the wedding:
The Crownprincely Couple
Crownprincess Cecilie with her son Wilhelm
Viktoria Luise's invitation for the christening of her nephew
Prince Wilhelm, son of Wilhelm and Cecilie
Prince Louis Ferdinand, son of Wilhelm and Cecilie
In the middle Viktoria Luise and Auguste Viktoria
Second from left: Viktoria Luise
on the right: Viktoria Luise
Viktoria Luise 1909
Viktoria Luise (on the horse)
Viktoria Luise (on the horse)
Viktoria Luise with her Regiment
Viktoria Luise (on the right) with her brother August Wilhelm and his wife
(second from right) Viktoria Luise
Viktoria Luise (in white)
Viktoria Luise (right) The Emperor (left)
The Imperial Family riding
left to right: Viktoria Luise, Oskar, Gräfin Ratzau, August Wilhelm
In the front: The Emperor, The Crownprincess, The Crownprince, The Empress
With the greek relatives:
left to right: Princess Marie, Prince Christoph, King Konstantin I., Princess Helene, Princess Viktoria Luise, Prince and Princess Andreas
The Emperor with the Tsar
From left: Prince Albert of Schleswig-Holstein, the Duke of Connaught, the Duchess of Connaught, the Emperor, King Edward
sitting: the Empress and Queen Alexandra
sitting on the floor: August Wilhelm and Oskar
In St. Moritz
Viktoria Luise's Parents-in-law
Thyra, Duchess of Cumberland
The Duke of Cumberland
Telegramm from Cecilie to Viktoria Luise about a meeting with Prince Ernst August (later Viktoria Luise's husband)
On their Engagement Day: Viktoria Luise and Ernst August
left: Viktoria Luise right: Ernst August
The Duke and Duchess of Baunschweig-Lüneburg (Viktoria Luise and Ernst August) in Wolfenbüttel (my hometown :-) )
The Imperial Family 1913
Prince Oskar and his fiancée
Emperor Wilhelm II. and Auguste Viktoria when they were engaged
You can see 38 postcards of the German Royals when you click on the following link:
Jil, thanks for the pictures, they are really great.
Do you own all these postcards?
Can you please translate into English the Speech of the Kaiser on the postcard that has his speech written in German? I would like to know what the Kaiser told his people on July 31, 1914.
The building shown in the postcard that says in German: "Germany, Germany Over All" is the building burned down by the Nazis. They blamed a mentally retarded boy for the fire.
Can you also tell me what the following translates into English:
"besichtigt das Denkmal Kaiser Wilhelm I. vor dem Rathause in Bielefeid nach der Enthullungsfeier am 29. August 1907."
Also please translate into English:
"nimmt nach der Enthullungsfeier das Denkmals Kaiser Wilhelm I vor dem Bielefelder Rathause den Ehrentrunk der Stadt Bielefeld entgegen 29 August 1907"
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