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Re: German Emperor and King of Prussia
Posted by William F on 5/6/2012, 14:07:22, in reply to "German Emperor and King of Prussia"
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Yes, Deutscher Kaiser was the official title. I also would love to see Huis Doorn be turned over the The Prince of Prussia but I agree it probably will not happen. |
: I love unusual titles so I must note that he
: wasn't "Kaiser" (Emperor) of
: Germany but rather German Emperor.
: I stand by my statement at the Benelux board
: that Huis Doorn should be turned over to His
: Imperial and Royal Highness the Prince of
: Prussia, as unlikely as that is (which is
: --Previous Message--
: June 4, 1941 former Kaiser Wilhelm II of
: Germany, King of Prussia died at Huis Doorn
: in the Netherlands at the age of 82. The
: Kaiser had been living in the Netherlands in
: exile since the end of World War I in 1918
: and moved in to Huis Doorn in 1920. He was
: buried in a mausoleum in the grounds of Huis
: Doorn attended by members of his family and
: Field Marshal August von Mackensen along
: with a few other military advisers. His body
: has never been returned to Germany out of
: respect for his wish that his body should
: only be returned there if and when the
: monarchy is reestablished. Huis Doorn is now
: a museum open to the public but recent
: financial difficulties may result in the
: building being shut down and sold.
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