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Wilhelm

[wil-helm; German vil-helm] /ˈwɪl hɛlm; German ˈvɪl hɛlm/
noun
1.
a male given name, German form of William.

Wilhelm I

noun
1.
William I (def 3).

Wilhelm II

noun
1.
William II (def 2).
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  • Despite his reservations, Wilhelm ii spoke positively about relations with britain.
British Dictionary definitions for Wilhelm

Wilhelm I

/ˈvɪlhɛlm/
noun
1.
the German name of William I (sense 3)

Wilhelm II

noun
1.
the German name of William II (sense 2)
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Wilhelm in Culture
Wilhelm II [(vil-helm, wil-helm)]

A German emperor, or kaiser, of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. After disagreements with Kaiser Wilhelm in the late nineteenth century, Otto von Bismarck resigned as head of the German government. Wilhelm then made aggressive moves abroad that increased instability throughout Europe. He ruled Germany in World War I and abdicated after his country's defeat. He lived the rest of his life in obscurity in The Netherlands.

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