• J. Scott Keltie
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Willem III., born February 19, 1817, the eldest son of King Willem II., and of Princess Anna Paulowna, daughter of Emperor Paul I. of Russia; educated by private tutors, and at the University of Leyden; succeeded to the throne, at the death of his father, March 17, 1849. Married, June 18, 1839, to Princess Sophie, born June 17, 1818, the second daughter of King Wilhelm L of Württemberg; widower June 3, 1877. Married, in second nuptials, Jan. 7, 1879, to Queen Emma, born August 2, 1858, daughter of Prince George Victor of Waldeck. (See page 167.)


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