Person:William I of the Netherlands (1)

     
William I , of the Netherlands
m. 4 OCT 1767
  1. William I , of the Netherlands1772 - 1843
m. 1 OCT 1791
  1. William II of the Netherlands1792 - 1849
  2. Prins Frederik van Oranje-Nassau1797 - 1881
  3. Princess Pauline of Orange-Nassau1800 - 1806
  4. Princess Marianne of the Netherlands1810 - 1883
Facts and Events
Name William I , of the Netherlands
Alt Name Willem Frederik , van Oranje-Nassau
Gender Male
Birth[1] 24 Aug 1772 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsHuis ten Bosch
Christening? 17 SEP 1772 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Marriage 1 OCT 1791 Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, GermanyKoninklijk Slot
to Wilhelmine of Prussia
Death[1] 12 Dec 1843 Berlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, GermanyPaleis Unter den Linden
Burial? 2 JAN 1844 Delft, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsNieuwe Kerk
Other? House of Orange-Nassau

Official functions and titel

  • erfelijk soeverein vorst der Verenigde Nederlanden 1813-1815
  • koning der Nederlanden 1815-1840
  • prins van Oranje-Nassau
  • hertog van Luxemburg 1815
  • groothertog van Luxemburg 1815-1840
  • Vorst van Fulda 1802-1806
  • Graaf van Corvey, Weingarten en Dortmund 1802-1806
  • hertog van Limburg 1839-1840


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William I, born Willem Frederik Prins van Oranje-Nassau (The Hague, 24 August 1772 – Berlin, 12 December 1843), was a Prince of Orange and the first King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

In Germany, he was ruler (as Fürst) of the Principality of Nassau-Orange-Fulda from 1803 until 1806 and of the Principality of Orange-Nassau in the year 1806 and from 1813 until 1815. In 1813 he proclaimed himself 'Sovereign Prince' of the "United Netherlands." He proclaimed himself King of the Netherlands and Duke of Luxembourg on 16 March 1815. In the same year on 9 June William I became also the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and after 1839 he was furthermore the Duke of Limburg. After his abdication in 1840 he styled himself King William Frederick, Count of Nassau.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Nederland's Adelsboek, Vol. 96, p. LI, 2011.
  2.   Willem I von Nassau, King of the Netherlands, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   For more information, see the NL Wikipedia article Willem I der Nederlanden.