Meaning of Wilhelm I in English:

Wilhelm I

Pronunciation /ˈvɪlhɛlm/

proper noun

  • (1797–1888), king of Prussia 1861–88 and emperor of Germany 1871–88. He became the first emperor of Germany after Prussia's victory against France in 1871. The latter part of his reign was marked by the rise of German socialism, to which he responded with harsh, repressive measures.