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.