Wilhelm II: Prince and Emperor, 1859-1900

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Index
Adalbert, Prince of Prussia, 56
Adelheid, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, 47
Adjutants, military, 125-26; Wilhelm II and, 128-29, 215; Holstein, 244; Marschall, 255
Albedyll, General Emil von, 60, 100
Albert, King of Saxony, 155-56, 169
Albert, Prince Consort, 9-10, 16, 37, 47, 83; marriage of, 1; dynastic ambitions of, 2-4; Wilhelm II and, 77
Alexander II, Tsar, 81
Alexander III, Tsar, 82, 85, 117, 122, 139; Wilhelm II and, 80-81, 115, 131-32, 188, 190, 222, 267, 275, 280; Friedrich III and, 116; Wilhelm I and, 116; Reinsurance Treaty, 189-91, 193; death of, 194
Alexandra, Princess of Wales, 3; Wilhelm II and, 266-68; Augusta Victoria and, 267
Alexandrine, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 5
Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, 42, 45, 82
Alvensleben, Count Friedrich von, 172
Anti-Semite party, 223
Anti-Semitism, 141-42; Wilhelm II and, 226, 329; nobility and, 273. See also Jews
Antisocialist law, 136; Wilhelm II and, 148-54, 161
Archer (governess), 18
Army: Wilhelm II and, 37, 46, 58-62, 125, 128, 200-201, 227, 332; criticism of Wilhelm II, 292; reforms of, 124-25, 128, 200-201; maneuvers, 129-30, 184-85; Bismarck and, 130; Caprivi and, 200, 202-4, 227; Wilhelm I and, 228; courts-martial issue, 228-32, 240- 50, 336
Arthur, Duke of Connaught, 16, 43
Attaches, military: Wilhelm II and, 127; Caprivi 186; Waldersee, 186; Holstein, 187
Augusta, German Empress, 2, 10, 29, 43; relations with consort, 5; Crown Prince and, 6, 11, 343 (n. 14); Crown Princess and, 6, 344 (n. 27); didacticism of, 22; Wilhelm II and, 42, 49-50, 53; death of, 148
Augusta Victoria, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, consort of Wilhelm II, 82; engagement of, 47; Crown Princess and, 48-50, 76, 78-79; Crown Prince and, 48-50, 96; character of, 50, 52-53, 58, 273-74, 321; marriage of, 53-54; married life of, 56-59, 128; Waldersee and, 63-64, 144; Philipp Eulenburg and, 65, 180; Anglophobia of, 77-78, 93, 277-78; Queen Victoria and, 84, 270; Herbert Bismarck and, 99, 115, 144; Stoecker and, 104; Liebenau and, 142; school bill and, 198; political involvement of, 198, 242, 246; Hohenlohe and, 213; Marschall and, 256; Prince and Princess of Wales and, 267; Wilhelm II critical of, 273-74
Austin, Alfred, 283
Austria: Dual Alliance, 188-90, 275, 281; trade treaty with, 192

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Names Appearing in Text and Notes xvii
  • One - The Heir 1
  • Two - The Education of A Prince 30
  • Three - A Potsdam Lieutenant 55
  • Four - The End of A Reign 88
  • Five - The Ninety-Nine Days of Kaiser Friedrich III 110
  • Six - Bismarck in Trouble 125
  • Seven - 1890 147
  • Eight - Caprivi, Eulenburg, and the Fall of Waldersee 172
  • Nine - Caprivi and the "New Course" 189
  • Ten - Uncle Chlodwig 212
  • Twelve - Our Arrogant Cousin, Albion 263
  • Thirteen - Rule Germania 291
  • Fourteen - Greatness and Eternal Glory 319
  • Notes 341
  • Bibliography of Manuscript Sources 441
  • Index 453
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