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Kaiser Wilhelm I. und II, Großherzog Friedrich I. von Baden

The Emperors Wilhelm I and II and Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden

artist unknown
1899

Meßkirch /  Kaiser Wilhelm I. und II, Großherzog Friedrich I. von Baden   Meßkirch /  Kaiser Wilhelm I. und II, Großherzog Friedrich I. von Baden

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Above the main entrance of the town hall, built in 1899 after designs of the architec Carl Engelhorn from Konstanz, are three relief busts, showing:
  1. Kaiser Wilhelm I. (Berlin 1797 - Berlin 1888), King of Prussia, 1861 - 1888, and the first German Emperor, 1871 - 1888 (Wikipedia)
  2. Großherzog Friedrich I. von Baden (Karlsruhe 1826 - Mainau 1907), Grand Duke of Baden, 1856-1907 (Wikipedia).
    He was married with Luise, the daughter of Emperor Wilhelm I.
  3. Kaiser Wilhelm II (Berlin 1859 - Doorn 1941), German Emperor, 1888-1918 (Wikipedia).

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Me▀kirch - Kaiser Wilhelm I. und II, Großherzog Friedrich I. von Baden
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Location (N 47°59'38" - E 9°6'44")

Item Code: debw258; Photograph: 1 October 2014
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