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Posted by Josť on 13/12/2021, 1:29:32, in reply to "Kaiser
When the many German entities were scrambled together by Bismarck, it appears that he intended that the sovereign of this "empire" would be the Kaiser and that Kaiser would be whomever was sovereign of Prussia?
Was there ever an intention that the office of Kaiser might be held by a German ruler other than the King/Queen of Prussia?
I am thinking that this idea was under discussion as the ending of WWI brought about the abdications of these many German reigns.
The German Empire comprehended 4 kingdoms, 5 grand duchies, 13 duchies and principalities, and 3 free cities.
All monarchs abdicated at the end of 1918.