Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

H.M. King William II passes away (1849)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Civilians and steam engines

Scene of action:

Tilburg

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

Nationalism    European history   

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.