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. Their son’s bride, the Duchess Sophie-Charlotte, was the daughter of the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Oldenburg. Only… Continue reading A cavalry of trumpeters led the royal carriage thru Berlin where a 72 gun salute started the dual wedding ceremony