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H.M. King William II passes away (1849) Tilburg, 1856 - William Frederick George Louis, Prince of Orange-Nassau, succeeds his father, King William I, as King William II of the Netherlands. Amongst other things, he took part in the Battle of Waterloo. William II became ill on March 13th 1849 and passed away on March 17th 1849 in Tilburg.
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Antwerp’ citadel after the capitulation (Chassé House) (1832) Antwerpen, 1856 - Belgium was under Dutch control, but wanted to become independent. The great powers ratified a treaty on May 4th 1832 and decided on a trade embargo against the Netherlands. The French wee allowed to besiege Antwerp in order to pressure King William I to surrender the town.
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Arrival of H.M. William I at Scheveningen (1813) Scheveningen, 1856 - William Frederick, son to William V, was asked to return to his native country. In 1813 he was greeted enthusiastically in Scheveningen. At the Congress of Vienna in 1815 it was decided to merge the northern and southern Netherlands as to form a buffer against the French urge to expand. William Frederick was appointed king of the new kingdom and he names himself King William I.
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Louis Napoleon at the ruin of Leyden (1807) Leyden, 1856 - On January 12th 1807 the town centre of Leyden was struck by an explosion. The blast was caused by an explosion on a ship which contained 37.000 pounds of gunpowder. 151 people died and over 200 were wounded. Louis Napoleon showed his compassion for the citizens after the explosion of the cargo ship.
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Napoleon and Queen Louise in Tilsit (July 1807) Sovetsk (former Tilsit), 1963 - The picture shows Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) meeting the Queen of Prussia, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776-1810) on the 6th of July 1807 in Sovetsk, where Napoleon I stayed during the peace negotiations with the Kingdom of Prussia and Russia. You can see the Queen with dressed in a white silver laced robe. On her right you can see the foreign minister Carl August von Hardenberg, who briefed her prior to the negotiations. Napoleon greets her by taking her hand and pulling of his hat. Unless personally Napoleon and Louise took to each other (as you can see by their gestures and facial expressions) the conditions for the peace treaty of Tilsit on the 9th of July 1807 resulted to be very hard for the Prussian Kingdom.
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