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|Wilhelm II (German: Prinz Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albrecht von Preußen; English: Prince Frederick William Victor Albert of Prussia) (27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia (German: Deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen), ruling both the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918.|
|The Grunewaldturm is a historical tower in Berlin (Germany) built according to the plans of Franz Schwechten between 1897 and 1898. The municipality of Teltow assigned the building order on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the German Emperor Wilhelm I. |
On June 5, 1899 the landmark building was opened as the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Turm (Emperor Wilhelm tower). After World War II it was rena...
|United States Naval Ship USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO-187) is the lead ship of her class of fleet replenishment oilers of the United States Navy. She is named for Henry J. Kaiser (1882-1967), an American industrialist and shipbuilder. |
Henry J. Kaiser was laid down by Avondale Shipyard, Inc., in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 22 August 1984 and launched on 5 October 1985. She was the l...
|Marks the point where the river Mosel flows in the Rhine. |
On top stands a statue of emperor Wilhelm I. From 1953 to 1990 Deutsches Eck was memorial for the German reunification.
Das Deutsche Eck ist eine Landzunge in Koblenz an der Mündung der Mosel in den Rhein, auf der 1897 ein monumentales Reiterstandbild Kaiser Wilhelms I. errichtet wurde. Der Denkmalssockel diente v...
|The palace doors, each worth one thousand gold pieces, were so admired by "Kaiser Wilhelm" that some were presented to him as a gift and stand today in Berlin Museum. The finest marble and mother-of-pearl were brought from all over the world for the new Ciragan Palace; construction was completed at a total cost of five million Ottoman gold liras. ||10/21/2005||402|
|Famous Scottish ship breaking yard (located on the Firth of Forth close to the Rosyth Naval dockyard), the final destination for many "Grand Old Ladies" of British naval history, including amongst many, HMS Dreadnought (which set the standard for, and classified a generation of battleships), HMS Rodney (played a major role in the sinking of the Bismarck), RMS Olympic (sister of the Titanic), an...||03/29/2010||1,904|
|The Kiel Canal (in German Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal) is a 98 kilometre long waterway linking the North Sea at Brunsbüttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau. An average of 280 nautical miles is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead of going around Jutland. This not only saves time, it avoids potentially dangerous storm-prone seas. It is the world's busiest artificial wate...||07/31/2005||609|
|The Kiel Canal (in German Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal) is a 98 kilometre long waterway linking the North Sea at Brunsbüttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau. An average of 280 nautical miles is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead of going around Jutland. This not only saves time, it avoids potentially dangerous storm-prone seas. It is the world's busiest artificial wate...||07/31/2005||503|
|The Wilhelm Gustloff was a passenger ship built by the Blohm and Voss shipyards, and was named after the assassinated Nazi political activist, Wilhelm Gustloff. It was launched on May 5, 1937. On a mission to help evacuate Germans trapped by the Red Army in East Prussia, it was hit by three torpedoes from a Soviet submarine in the Baltic Sea on the night of January 30, 1945. The sinking remains...||01/21/2007||965|
|The grave chapel from the house Wuerttemberg. It was built by king Wilhelm I. between 1820 and 1824 for his second wife Katharina Pawlowa (1788-1819). Herself, Wilhelm I. and their daughter were buried there. The building was planned by Giovanni SALUCCI. From there you have a great view over Stuttgart.||06/20/2007||454|
|Foundation Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum |
Center of International Sculpture
|The St. Marienkirche (Church of St. Mary) is a church in Berlin, capital of Germany. The church is located in Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse (formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Strasse) in central Berlin, near the Alexanderplatz. Its exact age is not known, but it was first mentioned in German chronicles in 1292. It is presumed to date from earlier in the 13th century. It was originally a Roman Catholic church b...||10/05/2006||402|