This Day in History: 1871-01-18
(January 18, 1871)
Towards the end of the Franco-Prussian War, Wilhelm I of Germany is declared Kaiser Wilhelm in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles (France). Wilhelm had had the title of German Emperor since the 1 January 1871 constitution, but he had been hesitant to accept it.
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