William I

William I Biography.com

King(1797–1888)
William I is best known for ruling Prussia as regent, and king, and later as German emperor.

Synopsis

William I was German emperor from 1871, as well as king of Prussia from 1861. He was a sovereign whose conscientiousness and self-restraint fitted him for collaboration with stronger statesmen in raising his monarchy and the house of Hohenzollern to predominance in Germany.

Fact Check

We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!