Wilhelm, German Crown Prince

1882 - 1951

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Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Crown Prince of Prussia (Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst; 6 May 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the eldest child of the last Kaiser, the German Emperor, Wilhelm II, and his consort Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. As Emperor Wilhelm's heir, he was the last Crown Prince of the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia. Wilhelm became crown prince at the age of six in 1888, when his grandfather Frederick III died and his father became emperor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm, German Crown Prince has received more than 2,046,835 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Wilhelm, German Crown Prince is the 727th most popular politician (up from 789th in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Germany (up from 216th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular German Politician.

Wilhelm, German Crown Prince was most famous for being the eldest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II and his wife, Augusta Victoria. He was also a grandson of Queen Victoria of Great Britain.

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Among politicians, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 727 out of 15,710Before him are Shunzhi Emperor, Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator, Turhan Hatice Sultan, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Cao Pi, and James Monroe. After him are Chlothar I, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Alexandra of Denmark, John the Fearless, Hussein of Jordan, and Hugo Chávez.

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Among people born in 1882, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 16Before him are Ion Antonescu, Günther von Kluge, Edward Hopper, Emmy Noether, Max Born, and Lili Elbe. After him are Kurt von Schleicher, Melanie Klein, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Abdullah I of Jordan, and Umberto Boccioni. Among people deceased in 1951, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 7Before him are Ludwig Wittgenstein, André Gide, Philippe Pétain, Arnold Schoenberg, Ferdinand Porsche, and Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim. After him are Abdullah I of Jordan, Arnold Sommerfeld, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, and Maxim Litvinov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 206 out of 5,289Before him are Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (1800), Erich Hartmann (1922), Rudolf Christoph Eucken (1846), Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Magda Goebbels (1901), and Michael Schumacher (1969). After him are Nico (1938), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Adam Weishaupt (1748), Anne of Cleves (1515), and Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince ranks 52Before him are Karl Liebknecht (1871), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), Frederick William II of Prussia (1744), Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1282), Ilse Koch (1906), and Konstantin von Neurath (1873). After him are Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Arnulf of Carinthia (850), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Walter Ulbricht (1893), and Kurt von Schleicher (1882).