Wilhelm, German Crown Prince

1882 - 1951

Wilhelm, German Crown Prince

Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst; 6 May 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the eldest child and heir of the last German Emperor, Wilhelm II, and the last Crown Prince of the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia. After the death of his grandfather Emperor Frederick III, Wilhelm became crown prince at the age of six, retaining that title for more than 30 years until the fall of the empire on 9 November 1918. During World War I, he commanded the 5th Army from 1914 to 1916 and was commander of the Army Group German Crown Prince for the remainder of the war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm, German Crown Prince has received more than 1,166,398 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 795th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 795 out of 14,801Before him are Jeroboam, Kliment Voroshilov, Ngo Dinh Diem, Trygve Lie, Kurt von Schleicher, and Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are John V Palaiologos, Constans, Pepi II Neferkare, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Emperor Yao.

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Among people born in 1882, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 16Before him are Ion Antonescu, Georgi Dimitrov, Max Born, Günther von Kluge, Emmy Noether, and Kurt von Schleicher. After him are Edward Hopper, Melanie Klein, Zoltán Kodály, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Arthur Eddington, and Abd el-Krim. Among people deceased in 1951, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 7Before him are Ludwig Wittgenstein, André Gide, Philippe Pétain, Ferdinand Porsche, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and Arnold Schoenberg. After him are Arnold Sommerfeld, Abdullah I of Jordan, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, and Otto Ohlendorf.

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Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 214 out of 3,763Before him are Nico (1938), Wilhelm Frick (1877), Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (1756), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Carl Schmitt (1888), and Kurt von Schleicher (1882). After him are Max Horkheimer (1895), Michael Wittmann (1914), Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1086), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), Pope Gregory V (972), and Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717).