Waldemar was the favourite of both the Princess Royal and her husband. He was a lively, cheerful boy, boisterous and high-spirited, with a sensible, independent and honest nature. He was quick to learn and his mother found him a pleasure to teach. Waldemar had a "fun loving" character and a great sense of humour and love for animals and sports.
La revolución civil de marzo de 1848/49 fracasó, sobre todo, por el problema de tener que conseguir a la vez la democratización y la unión de Alemania. En las décadas posteriores, la ciudadanía se alineó con el Estado autoritario (Obrigkeitsstaat), particularmente una vez que la unidad alemana se hubo establecido, en la forma de la Pequeña Alemania bajo el liderazgo de Prusia en 1871.
1762: Suecia y Prusia firman el Tratado de Hamburgo. 1764: en Venezuela se funda la aldea de Santo Tomás de la Nueva Guayana de la Angostura del Orinoco (que en 1846 será renombrada Ciudad Bolívar). 1774: en el océano Atlántico sur, el español Francisco de Orduña y sus hombres toman posesión de las islas Malvinas.
After graduating from secondary school, Wilhelm went on to study at the Universities of Königsberg, Munich and Bonn.In 1926, while a student at the University of Bonn, Wilhelm joined the Borussia Corps, a student organization of which his father, grandfather, and other members of the Prussian Royal Family were members.
The couple often resided at the Crown Prince's Palace and had eight children: Wilhelm in 1859, Charlotte in 1860, Henry in 1862, Sigismund in 1864, Victoria in 1866, Waldemar in 1868, Sophia in 1870 and Margaret in 1872.
Prince Henry Victor Louis Frederick of Prussia (German: Heinrich Viktor Ludwig Friedrich; 9 January 1900 – 26 February 1904), was the haemophiliac third son and youngest child of Prince Henry of Prussia and Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, and thus a grandson of Frederick III, German Emperor, on his father's side and a great-grandson of Queen Victoria through both his mother and father.
Frederick William I (German: Friedrich Wilhelm I.; 14 August 1688 – 31 May 1740), known as the "Soldier King" (German: Soldatenkönig), was King in Prussia and Elector of Brandenburg from 1713 until his death in 1740, as well as Prince of Neuchâtel.