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Wilhelm Karl Florestan Gero Crescentius von Urach, II

Russian: Вильгельм Урахский Вюртемберг, II
Also Known As: "Mindaugas II", "König Mindaugas II v. Litauen"
Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Monaco
Death: March 24, 1928 (64)
Rapallo, Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Place of Burial: Ludwigsburg, Württemberg, Deutschland(DRW)
Immediate Family:

Son of Wilhelm I von Württemberg, Herzog von Urach and Florestine Gabrielle Antoinette Grimaldi de Monaco, Prinzessin, Gräfin zu WürttembergHerzogin zu Urach
Husband of Wiltrud Marie Alix von Wittelsbach, Prinzessin von Beiern and Amelie Maria von Bayern
Father of Marie Gabriella, Prinzessin von Urach; Elisabeth Florentine von Württemberg-Urach, Gräfin; Princess Karola of Carola of Urach; Wilhelm Of Wuerttemberg-Urach; Duke Karl Gero of Albrecht Joseph WIlhelm Anton Maria Wuerttemberg-Urach, Herzog, Graf von Württemberg and 4 others
Brother of Karl Joseph Willem Florestan von Urach and Áuguste-Eugénie Fürst v. Urach Graf v. Württemberg
Half brother of Auguste Eugenie Gräfin von Enzenberg zum Freyen und Jöchelsthurn, Wurttemberg; Marie Josephine Prinzessin von Urach; Eugenie Marie von Württemberg, Prinzessin von Urach and Princess Mathilde of Urach

Occupation: Herzog v. Urach 1869-1928, King of Lithuania July 1918-November 1918, Army general, Royal Duke (Herzog), Dr. phil., Hertug/greve, General
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Wilhelm II von Urach, Graf von Württemberg

Succeeded as 2nd Duke (Herzog) when a child. Wilhelm's main career was in the army, and in 1914 was general of the 26th division:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/26th_Division_%28German_Empire%29

He retired as a general in 1917 and now is most famous for being briefly elected King of Lithuania in 1918, styled "Mindaugas II":

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindaugas_II_of_Lithuania

Spent much of his youth in Monaco with his mother, until her death in 1897. He was the legitimate heir to Monaco until the changes effected in 1911-18:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monaco_Succession_Crisis_of_1918

Links:

The Peerage: http://thepeerage.com/p11069.htm#i110681

Geneall: http://www.geneall.net/D/per_page.php?id=17983

Wikipedia:

Deutsch: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Karl_von_Urach

Über Wilhelm II von Urach, Graf von Württemberg (Deutsch)

Wilhelm ll. Herzog von Urach war von 07/11/1918 bis 11/02/1918 nominell als Mindaugas ll König von Litauen .. Er trat dieses Amt jedoch nicht wirklich an.

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Wilhelm II von Urach, Graf von Württemberg's Timeline

1864
March 3, 1864
Monaco
1893
June 22, 1893
Age 29
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1894
August 23, 1894
Age 30
Schloss, Liechtenstein
1896
June 6, 1896
Age 32
Stuttgart, Nekarkreis, Wuerttemberg
1897
September 27, 1897
Age 33
Stuttgart, Nekarkreis, Wuerttemberg
1899
August 19, 1899
Age 35
Lichtenstein, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
1901
September 4, 1901
Age 37
Schloss Lichtenstein
1903
October 18, 1903
Age 39
Hanau, Hesse, Germany
1907
January 24, 1907
Age 42
Stuttgart, Württemberg, Deutschland(DKR)