Germany in 1912: Images 131 to 140

Wednesday, June 11, 2014


The marriage of Wilhelm II. - Prince Frederick Wilhelm married Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein on 27 February 1881. From this marriage of love were born seven children.

Left: Family of soldiers. - The sons of William II took the uniform early. Right: Private life. - The Emperor, the Empress and their three eldest sons.

The Kaiser in the fields. - Having dropped the imperial pomp, Guillaume II quickly loses his magnificent presence and martial bearing.

Left: The common look (Beijing) does not favour the Emperor. Right: Wilhelm II as the prophet Daniel over the gate of the cathedral of Metz.

In Nemrod visiting the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Hunting is a favorite distraction of Wilhelm II.

The yachtsman. - Wilhelm II an avid amateur yachtsman and almost every year his yacht Hohenzollern takes part in the regattas of Cowes and Kiel.

Left: Wilhelm II in Spanish general uniform. Middle: Wilhelm II in Russian infantry colonel uniform. Right: Wilhelm II in royal 1st English dragoon uniform.

Left: Wilhelm II in Danish admiral uniform. Middle: Wilhelm II in Austrian general uniform. Right: Wilhelm II in Hungarian Hussard Colonel uniform.

Left: Wilhelm II in bodyguard uniform. Right: Wilhelm II in white cuirassier uniform.

Left: Wilhelm II in Uhlan uniform. Right: Wilhelm II in regiment guard uniform.


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