Person:Willem II der Nederlanden (1)

Willem II der Nederlanden
m. 1 Oct 1791
  1. Willem II der Nederlanden1792 - 1849
  2. Frederik van Oranje-Nassau1797 - 1881
  3. Pauline van Oranje-Nassau1800 - 1806
  4. Marianne van Oranje-Nassau1810 - 1883
m. 21 Feb 1816
  1. Willem III der Nederlanden1817 - 1890
  2. Alexander van Oranje-Nassau1818 - 1848
  3. Hendrik van Oranje-Nassau1820 - 1879
  4. Ernest Casimir of the Netherlands1822 - 1822
  5. Sophie van Oranje-Nassau1824 - 1897
Facts and Events
Name Willem II der Nederlanden
Alt Name Willem Frederik Georg Lodewijk van Oranje-Nassau
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 Dec 1792 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Christening? 28 Dec 1792 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Military? 16 Jun 1815 Wallonne, Belgium Combatant of Quatre Bras
Military? 18 Jun 1815 Waterloo, Brabant, Belgium Combatant of Waterloo
Marriage 21 Feb 1816 St. Petersburgto Anna Pavlovna of Russia
Unknown? From 1840 to 1849 hertog van Limburg
Title (nobility)? From 1840 to 1849 NetherlandsKoning der Nederlanden
Title (nobility)? From 1840 to 1849 Groothertog van Luxemburg
Death[1] 17 Mar 1849 Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsKoninklijk Paleis
Burial? 4 Apr 1849 Delft, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsNieuwe Kerk
Reference Number? Q154287?
  • koning der Nederlanden 1840-1849
  • groothertog van Luxemburg 1840-1849
  • hertog van Limburg 1840-1849

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William II (anglicized as William Frederick George Louis; 6 December 1792 – 17 March 1849) was King of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Duke of Limburg.

William II was the son of William I and Wilhelmine of Prussia. When his father, who up to that time ruled as sovereign prince, proclaimed himself king in 1815, he became Prince of Orange as heir apparent of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. With the abdication of his father on 7 October 1840, William II became king. During his reign, the Netherlands became a parliamentary democracy with the new constitution of 1848.

William II was married to Anna Pavlovna of Russia. They had four sons and one daughter. William II died on 17 March 1849 and was succeeded by his son William III.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Nederland's Adelsboek
    Vol. 96, p. LIII, 2011.
  2.   Willem II 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 II der Nederlanden.