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William II

noun
1.
(William Rufus"the Red") 1056?–1100, King of England 1087–1100 (son of William I, duke of Normandy).
2.
Also, Wilhelm II. (Frederick Wilhelm Viktor Albert) 1859–1941, king of Prussia and emperor of Germany 1888–1918.
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William II

noun
1.
known as William Rufus. ?1056–1100, king of England (1087–1100); the son of William the Conqueror. He was killed by an arrow while hunting in the New Forest
2.
known as William the Good. 1154–89, last Norman king of Sicily (1166–89)
3.
1792–1849, king of the Netherlands (1840–49); son of William I
4.
German name Kaiser Wilhelm. 1859–1941, German emperor and king of Prussia (1888–1918): asserted Germany's claim to world leadership; forced to abdicate at the end of World War I
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