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Queen Victoria with her grandson Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (later Kaiser Wilhelm II) during the 1860's

The true story of Princess Vicky and her son Wilhelm

Queen Victoria with her grandson Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (later Kaiser Wilhelm II) during the 1860's

Crown Princess Cecilie of Prussia

Crown Princess Cecilie of Prussia

Wilhelm's 7 children.  Back row:  Prince Eitel-Friedrich, Prince Adalbert, and Prince August Wilhelm.  Front:  Prince Oskar, Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm holding Princess Viktoria Luise, and Prince Joachim.

Wilhelm's 7 children. Back row: Prince Eitel-Friedrich, Prince Adalbert, and Prince August Wilhelm. Front: Prince Oskar, Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm holding Princess Viktoria Luise, and Prince Joachim.

Wedding picture of Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria and Prince Rupprecht later Crown Prince of Bavaria on 10 july 1900. Love the way they are looking at each other

Wedding picture of Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria and Prince Rupprecht later Crown Prince of Bavaria on 10 july 1900. Love the way they are looking at each other

Prinz Oscar von Preussen. Prince of Prussia | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Prinz Oscar von Preussen. Prince of Prussia | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The sons of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

The sons of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Four generations of Prussian/German Emperors: Wilhelm I., Friedrich III., Wilhelm II. and Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm. Photography by D. Wettern. Collage. 1885. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images) [Vier Generationen preussischer/deutscher Kaiser: Kaiser Wilhelm I., Kaiser Friedrich III., Kaiser Wilhelm II. und Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm. Photographie von D. Wettern. Belichtungscollage. 1885.]

Four generations of Prussian/German Emperors: Wilhelm I., Friedrich III., Wilhelm II. and Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm. Photography by D. Wettern. Collage. 1885. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images) [Vier Generationen preussischer/deutscher Kaiser: Kaiser Wilhelm I., Kaiser Friedrich III., Kaiser Wilhelm II. und Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm. Photographie von D. Wettern. Belichtungscollage. 1885.]

Prince Adalbert de Prusse (1884-1948) fils de l'empereur Guillaume II et d'Augusta-Victoria de Schleswig-Holstein

Prince Adalbert de Prusse (1884-1948) fils de l'empereur Guillaume II et d'Augusta-Victoria de Schleswig-Holstein

Prince August Wilhelm and his bride, Princess Alexandra Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.  Their marriage was unhappy due to August's "pronounced homophilic tendencies" and they divorced in 1920.  They had one child.

Prince August Wilhelm and his bride, Princess Alexandra Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. Their marriage was unhappy due to August's "pronounced homophilic tendencies" and they divorced in 1920. They had one child.

Family portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm II with his family, 1906.

Family portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm II with his family, 1906.

Wilhelm and Augusta Viktoria with their eldest son.

Wilhelm and Augusta Viktoria with their eldest son.

Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884-1948) was a son of Kaiser Wilhelm II and his first wife,  Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein.  Adalbert's family did not think Augusta Viktoria was good enough for his father as she was not a royal princess.

Royalty prince adalbert of preussen old postcard

Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1884-1948) was a son of Kaiser Wilhelm II and his first wife, Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Adalbert's family did not think Augusta Viktoria was good enough for his father as she was not a royal princess.

Prince August Wilhelm and Princess Alexandra Victoria

Prince August Wilhelm and Princess Alexandra Victoria

2nd child of Frederick VIII (Frederick Christian Augustus) (1829-1880) Duke of Schleswig-Holstein & Adelheid (Adelheid Victoria Amalie Louise Maria) (1835-1900) of Hohenlohe-Langenburg & 1st wife of Wilhelm II (1859-1941) German Emperor.  Princess Auguste Victoria Friederike Luise Feodora Jenny “Dona” (1858-1921) of Schleswig-Holstein  with Wilhelm II & her children by court photographer in 1902. Dona did her duty in securing the succession giving Wilhelm II 6 sons & 1 daughter.

2nd child of Frederick VIII (Frederick Christian Augustus) (1829-1880) Duke of Schleswig-Holstein & Adelheid (Adelheid Victoria Amalie Louise Maria) (1835-1900) of Hohenlohe-Langenburg & 1st wife of Wilhelm II (1859-1941) German Emperor. Princess Auguste Victoria Friederike Luise Feodora Jenny “Dona” (1858-1921) of Schleswig-Holstein with Wilhelm II & her children by court photographer in 1902. Dona did her duty in securing the succession giving Wilhelm II 6 sons & 1 daughter.

Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia as Young Foot Guards Officer w Pickelhaube PCD | eBay

Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia as Young Foot Guards Officer w Pickelhaube PCD | eBay