Information about King William I of the Netherlands

King William I of the Netherlands (24 August 1772 - 12 December 1843)

William I (Willem Frederik, Prince of Orange-Nassau) was a Prince of Orange and the first King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

He was the ruler of the Principality of Nassau-Orange-Fulda from 1803 until 1806 and of the Principality of Orange-Nassau in the year 1806 and from 1813 until 1815. In 1813 he proclaimed himself Sovereign Prince of the United Netherlands. He proclaimed himself King of the Netherlands and Duke of Luxembourg on 16 March 1815. In the same year on 9 June William I became also the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and after 1839 he was furthermore the Duke of Limburg. After his abdication in 1840 he styled himself King William Frederick, Count of Nassau.

King William I of the Netherlands reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Willem VI (Prince William VI), first reign Orange-Nassau 9 April 1806 27 October 1806
Willem VI (Prince William VI), restoration Orange-Nassau 20 November 1813 16 March 1815
Grand-Duc Guillaume I (Grand Duke William I), King William I of the Netherlands Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 16 March 1815 7 October 1840
Willem I (King William I) Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 16 March 1815 7 October 1840 1
Willem I (King William I) Flag of Suriname, Netherlands Suriname, Netherlands 20 November 1815 7 October 1840
Willem I (King William I) Flag of Netherlands East Indies Netherlands East Indies 19 August 1816 7 October 1840 1
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