Wilhelm IIWilhelm II
(born Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert) 1859-1941; emperor of Germany & king of Prussia (1888-1918): called Kaiser Wilhelm
also William II 1859-1941
Kaiser of Germany and king of Prussia (1888-1918). Grandson of Queen Victoria, he supported the Afrikaners in South Africa and Austria's demands on Serbia (1914). He was forced to abdicate at the end of World War I.