After the latter was won by Prussia, William wanted to march on to Vienna and annex Austria, but was dissuaded from doing so by Bismarck and his son Crown Prince Frederick William. Bismarck wanted to end the war quickly, so as to allow Prussia to ally with Austria if it needed to at a later date; Frederick William was also appalled by the casualties and wanted a speedy end to hostilities.
Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal or Waldemar the Great (c.1280–1319) Prince Joachim Friedrich Ernst Waldemar of Prussia (1868–1879), son of Emperor Frederick III; Prince Waldemar William Louis Frederick Victor of Prussia (1889–1945), son of Prince Henry and nephew of the previous
Prince Charles of Prussia: 29 June 1801: 21 January 1883: married Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1808–1877), had issue. Princess Alexandrine of Prussia: 23 February 1803: 21 April 1892: married Paul Friedrich, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1800–1842), had issue. Prince Ferdinand of Prussia: 13 December 1804: 1 April 1806 ...
Prince Eitel Friedrich was born on 7 July 1883 as the second son of the then Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, and his first wife, Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. He was born in the Marmorpalais of Potsdam in the Province of Brandenburg, where his parents resided until his father acceded to the throne as Emperor Wilhelm II in 1888.
Frederick William became King of Prussia on the death of his father in 1840. Through a personal union, he also became the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel (1840–1857), today part of Switzerland.
Early life. Louis was born at the Prinz-Karl-Palais in Darmstadt, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine in the German Confederation, the first son and child of Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine (23 April 1809 – 20 March 1877) and Princess Elisabeth of Prussia (18 June 1815 – 21 March 1885), granddaughter of King Frederick William II of Prussia.
Viktoria was born on 12 April 1866 in the New Palace in Potsdam, to Crown Prince Frederick William and Crown Princess Victoria of Prussia. Her father was the only son of King Wilhelm I of Prussia and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Weimar ; her mother, Victoria ("Vicky"), was the eldest child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her consort, Prince Albert .