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Hermine Reuss of Greiz

Hermine Reuss of Greiz

Born Dec 17, 1887

Princess Hermine Reuss of Greiz was the second wife of Wilhelm II, German Emperor; they were married in 1922, four years after he had abdicated from the thrones of Germany and Prussia.

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1887 Birth Born on December 17, 1887.


1907 19 Years Old Hermine was married, on 7 January 1907 in Greiz to Prince Johann George Ludwig Ferdinand August of Schönaich-Carolath (11 September 1873 - 7 April 1920). … Read More


In January 1922, a son of Princess Hermine sent birthday wishes to the German Emperor Wilhelm, who then invited the boy and his mother to Doorn. … Read More
1927 39 Years Old In 1927 Hermine wrote An Empress in Exile: My Days in Doorn, an account of her life up to that time. … Read More


1940 52 Years Old Hermine's daughter, Henriette, married Wilhelm's grandson, Prince Joachim's son, Prince Karl Franz (Emperor Wilhelm's stepdaughter and grandson respectively), in 1940.
1941 53 Years Old After the death of Wilhelm II in 1941, Hermine returned to Germany.
1945 57 Years Old She lived on her first husband's estate in Silesia until 1945. … Read More


1947 60 Years Old She died aged 59 at the Paulinenhof Internment Camp near Brandenburg in August 1947. … Read More
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