Orange-Nassau / Willem VI (Prince William VI), first reign

Orange-Nassau - Willem VI (Prince William VI), first reign (9 April 1806 - 27 October 1806)

William I (Willem Frederik, Prince of Orange-Nassau) was a Prince of Orange (as William VI) 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.

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Willem VI (Prince William VI), first reign: Details
CountryOrange-Nassau
From9 April 1806
To27 October 1806
Personal Information King William I of the Netherlands
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NameOrange-Nassau
From1702
To1815
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