William

William may refer to:

  • William (name), a masculine given name

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William IV Of The United Kingdom - Titles, Styles, Honours and Arms - Titles and Styles
1765 – 16 May 1789 His Royal Highness The Prince William Henry 16 May 1789 – 26 June 1830 His Royal Highness The Duke of Clarence and St Andrews 26 June 1830 – 20 June 1837 His ... He was the first king of the United Kingdom named William, though there were three previous kings of England called William and two of Scotland ... His style in Hanover was "William the Fourth, by the Grace of God, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, etc ...
William V, Prince Of Orange - Stadtholder
... William V assumed the position of stadtholder (chief executive) and Captain-General of the Dutch States Army in 1766 ... On 4 October 1767 in Berlin, Prince William married Princess Wilhelmina of Prussia, the daughter of Augustus William of Prussia, niece of Frederick the Great ... William V, leading the pro-British faction within the government, blocked attempts by pro-independence, and later pro-French, elements to drag the ...
1783 - Deaths
... January 7 – William Tans'ur, English hymnist (b. 1723) March 30 – William Hunter, Scottish anatomist (b. 1717) December 16 – William James, British naval commander (b ...
William IV Of The United Kingdom - Reign - Early Reign
... George III George IV Frederick, Duke of York William IV Charlotte, Queen of Württemberg Edward, Duke of Kent Princess Augusta Sophia Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse ... Unlike his extravagant brother, William was unassuming, discouraging pomp and ceremony ... In contrast to George IV, who tended to spend most of his time in Windsor Castle, William was known, especially early in his reign, to walk, unaccompanied, through London or Brighton ...
William V, Prince Of Orange - Flight To Britain
... With the coming of the French Revolution William V joined the First Coalition against Republican France in 1793 ... returned from Paris to fight in the Netherlands, and in 1795 William V fled to the safety of England ... In 1813, his son, King William I returned to the Netherlands and became the first Dutch monarch from the House of Orange ...

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