Friedrich III. German Emperor

Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl of Prussia, German Emperor and King of Prussia in 1888 for 99 days.

Known as Prince Friedrich Wilhelm before he assumed the throne and called „Fritz“ by his family.

Son of Wilhelm I. German Emperor (1797-1888) and his wife Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach-Eisenach (1811-1890)

Born: Potsdam 18. Oct 1831

Married: Chapel Royal, St. James Palace 25. Jan 1858: Victoria, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland (1840-1901)


Died: Potsdam 15. Jun 1888 from throat cancer

Buried: Royal Mausoleum, Friedenskirche (Church of Peace), Potsdam



Source: Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997