Today in History - November 9th. 1918 - Abdication of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany

On November 9th. 1918, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany
abdicated and Germany became
a Republic.

Wilhelm William II Emperor of Germany Corfu Greece
Painting of Emperor Wilhelm II -
own picture taken at the Achilleion Palace in Corfu (Greece

In 1918, nearly at the end of World War I,
Emperor Wilhelm II wasn't popular at all.

Chancellor Prince Max of Baden asked him very politely
to abdicate to save the monarchy. Wilhelm II refused to abdicate.

Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany - Source picture: Wikipedia

Wilhelm II exiled to The Netherlands.
He moved first to Castle Amerongen and then to House Doorn
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