Crown Prince Wilhelm

Crown prince wilhelm oels olesnica

Crown Prince Wilhelm on an Olesnica (Oels) postcard posted in 1902 to an address in Koenigswalde (Lubniewice).

The German Crown Prince Wilhelm (Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst, 6 May 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the eldest child of the last German Kaiser (Emperor) Wilhelm II and his wife Empress Augusta Victoria, and the last Crown Prince of the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia, and House of Hohenzollern.

Crown Prince Wilhelm Oels

The Crown Prince (Kronprinz) Wilhelm and his wife Cecilie outside their castle in Olesnica (Oels) in Lower Silesia, c.1930.

Wilhelm spent much of his life living in his castle in Olesnica (Oels) and hunting from his summer residence in the nearby village of Ligota Male (Klein Ellguth).

Crown Prince Wilhelm meeting Adolf Hitler in Breslau (Wroclaw) in 1933.

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