Notes on German Culture, Prussia...Northern Germany, Second Reich...1871 to 1918

A cavalry of trumpeters led the royal carriage thru Berlin where a 72 gun salute started the dual wedding ceremony

In February 1906, the Silver Wedding Anniversary of the German Emperor and Empress was turned into a double wedding celebration when they gave their second son, Prince Eitel, permission to be married on the same day. Kaiser Wilhelm and family in 1906 Their son’s bride, the Duchess Sophie-Charlotte, was the daughter of the Grand Duke… Continue reading A cavalry of trumpeters led the royal carriage thru Berlin where a 72 gun salute started the dual wedding ceremony