Wilhelm









Wilhelm


Wilhelm [wil-helm; German vil-helm] Examples noun

  1. a male given name, German form of William.

Wilhelm I noun

  1. William I(def 3).

Wilhelm II noun

  1. William II(def 2).

Examples from the Web for wilhelm Contemporary Examples of wilhelm

  • Klocker says he was bitter and would compare himself to such persecuted gurus as Timothy Leary and Wilhelm Reich.

    The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl

    Anthony Haden-Guest

    September 22, 2014

  • The doctrines, which drew on the likes of Wilhelm Reich, replaced absolute fidelity with ordained promiscuity.

    The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl

    Anthony Haden-Guest

    September 22, 2014

  • Two of them, Wilhelm, an officer, and his brother, Friedhelm, are about to leave for the front.

    ‘Generation War’ Lets World War II Germans Off Too Easily

    Jack Schwartz

    January 26, 2014

  • Lieut. Wilhelm Winter says at the outset that he is fighting for the Fatherland, but by 1941 he is fighting for the Fuhrer.

    ‘Generation War’ Lets World War II Germans Off Too Easily

    Jack Schwartz

    January 26, 2014

  • She continued to go by the surname Wilhelm, but Bill took her maiden name as a tribute to her.

    The Wind Beneath de Blasio’s Wings

    Michael Daly

    November 5, 2013

  • Historical Examples of wilhelm

  • He took father’s hand and shook it heartily: ‘May it be so, friend Wilhelm, may it be so,’ he said.

    The Marx He Knew

    John Spargo

  • The type of this sort of fiction is Goethe’s “Wilhelm Meister.”

    Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism

    F. V. N. Painter

  • When we pass to “Wilhelm Meister,” we are in quite a different world.

    Visions and Revisions

    John Cowper Powys

  • It was very amusing but I did not like it nearly so well as “Wilhelm Tell.”

    Story of My Life

    Helen Keller

  • Walter and Wilhelm in the depth sport with a liddle gross-bow.

    Vice Versa

    F. Anstey

  • British Dictionary definitions for wilhelm Wilhelm I noun

    1. the German name of William I (def. 3)

    Wilhelm II noun

    1. the German name of William II (def. 2)

    wilhelm in Culture Wilhelm II [(vil-helm, wil-helm)]

    A German emperor, or kaiser, of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. After disagreements with Kaiser Wilhelm in the late nineteenth century, Otto von Bismarck resigned as head of the German government. Wilhelm then made aggressive moves abroad that increased instability throughout Europe. He ruled Germany in World War I and abdicated after his country’s defeat. He lived the rest of his life in obscurity in The Netherlands.

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