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Wil·liam 1(wĭl′yəm) Born 1982.
British prince and elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales.
1. (Biography) known as William the Lion. ?1143–1214, king of Scotland (1165–1214)
2. (Biography) Prince. born 1982, Duke of Cambridge, first son of Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales. In 2011 he married Kate Middleton (born 1982); their son, Prince George, was born in 2013
1. William I,
a. ( “the Conqueror” ) 1027–87, duke of Normandy 1035–87; king of England 1066–87.
b. (William I of Orange) ( “the Silent” ) 1533–84, Dutch leader born in Germany: 1st stadholder of the Netherlands 1578–84.
c. (Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig) 1797–1888, king of Prussia 1861–88; emperor of Germany 1871–88.
2. William II,
a. (William Rufus) ( “the Red” ) 1056?–1100, king of England 1087–1100 (son of William I, duke of Normandy).
b. (Frederick Wilhelm Viktor Albert) 1859–1941, king of Prussia and emperor of Germany 1888–1918.
3. William III, (William III of Orange) 1650–1702, stadholder of the Netherlands 1672–1702; king of England 1689–1702, joint ruler with his wife, Mary II.
4. William IV, 1765–1837, king of Great Britain and Ireland 1830–37 (brother of George IV).