The Dutch were fellow protestants and allies of the English against the French, so it was not unusual for members of their nobility to join the English military for experience with what was then the Imperial British armies, which is what William did in 1811. King of the Netherlands 17th March 1849 - 23rd November 1890 Should you have information that conflicts with anything shown please make us aware by email. Her concern for children inspired her to fund more than fifty orphanages and “a school where poor women and girls were educated in sewing” so they could sustain themselves through work other than prostitution or servitude. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. with Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna Of Russia{ "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "Person", "name": "Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna Of Russia", "gender": "Female" }, View King William II of the Netherlands's Family Tree and History, Ancestry and Genealogy, King William II of the Netherlands's father was King William I of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's mother was Princess Wilhelmine Of Prussia, King William II of the Netherlands's son was King William III of the Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's son was Prince Alexander Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's son was Prince Henrik Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's son was Prince Casimir Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's daughter was Princess Sophie Of The Netherlands, King William II of the Netherlands's former wife was Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna Of Russia, King William II of the Netherlands's grandfather was King Frederick William II of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's grandmother was Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt, King William II of the Netherlands's grandson was Prince William Of Orange King William II of the Netherlands's grandson was Prince Maurits Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's grandson was Prince Alexander Of Orange King William II of the Netherlands's granddaughter was Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's grandson was Carl August Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, King William II of the Netherlands's great granddaughter was Queen Juliana of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's great grandson was Wilhelm Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach   King William II of the Netherlands's great great grandson is Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's great great grandson was Bernhard Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach   King William II of the Netherlands's 3x great grandson is King Willem Alexander of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's 3x great grandson is Prince Constantijn Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's 3x great grandson is Prince Wilhelm of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach   King William II of the Netherlands's 4x great granddaughter is Princess Catharina Amalia King William II of the Netherlands's 4x great granddaughter is Princess Alexia Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's 4x great granddaughter is Princess Ariane Of The Netherlands King William II of the Netherlands's 4x great grandson was Prince Georg-Constantin Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, King William II of the Netherlands's aunt-by-marriage was Princess Marianne of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's uncle was Frederick William III of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's aunt-by-marriage was Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz King William II of the Netherlands's aunt was Princess Friederike Christine Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's uncle was Prince Friedrich Ludwig Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's aunt-by-marriage was Frederica Of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen Consort of Hanover King William II of the Netherlands's aunt was Princess Friederike Christine Auguste Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's uncle was Prince Friedrich Karl Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's uncle was Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Of Prussia, King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Princess Charlotte of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Wilhelm I, German Emperor King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was King Frederick William IV of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Princess Friederike Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Charles Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Princess Alexandrine Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Ferdinand Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Princess Louise Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Albert Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Princess Amalie Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Friedrich Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Heinrich Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Friedrich Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Princess Elizabeth Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Prince Friedrich Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's cousin was Queen Marie of Bavaria, King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Frederick III, German Emperor King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Tsar Aleksandr II of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaievich Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duke Constantine Nikolaievich Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Felix Nikolaievich Sumarokov-Elston King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Unnamed Romanov King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Unnamed Romanov King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duchess Aleksandra Nikolaievna Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duchess Elizaveta Nikolaievna Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Unnamed Romanov King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaievich Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaievna Of Russia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Prince Frederick Charles Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Princess Anna Of Prussia King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Prince Louis IV Grand Duke of Hesse King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Prince Heinrich Of Hesse King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Princess Anna Of Hesse King William II of the Netherlands's first cousin once removed was Prince Wilhelm Of Hesse, King William II of the Netherlands's daughter in law was Queen Emma of the Netherlands, Charlotte and William were officially engaged on 10 June 1814, and to celebrate the match the groom-to be was promoted to lieutenant-general on July 8 and on 25 July to general on 25 July.