German Empire


Form of Government
Federal monarchy
Official Language
Contained by


National anthem
Heil dir im Siegerkranz (1871, 1918)
Die Wacht am Rhein
Currency Formerly Used
Bremen thaler
Hamburg mark

Dated location

Date founded
Date dissolved

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
German Emperor (William I, 1871-01-18, 1888-03-09, Emperor)
German Emperor (Wilhelm II, 1888-06-15, 1918-11-09, Emperor)


People born here

Military Combatant

Military Commanders
Force Deployments
Military Conflicts

Naval combatant

Naval engagements
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