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Kaiser Willhem II as Hajji Willhelm

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Kaiser Willhem II as Hajji Willhelm

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© The Keasbury-Gordon Photograph Archive / Mary Evans

Hajji Kaiser Palestine Emporer Willhelm


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This vintage photograph captures Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, an influential figure of the late Victorian and early Edwardian eras, adorned in traditional Middle Eastern attire as he is referred to in some historical accounts as 'Hajji Wilhelm.' The image, part of The Keasbury-Gordon Photograph Archive Collection from Mary Evans Prints Online, offers a glimpse into the complex and multifaceted personality of the German Emperor. Kaiser Wilhelm II, born in 1859, ruled the German Empire from 1888 until his abdication in 1918. He is best known for his role in the lead-up to World War I. However, this photograph, taken during his visit to the Holy Land in 1898, showcases a different side of the Kaiser. Dressed in a long, flowing white robe, a red and white headdress, and holding a lantern, Wilhelm appears humble and reverent as he stands before the ancient ruins of Jerusalem. The photograph is a testament to the Kaiser's fascination with the Middle East and his desire to connect with the region's rich history and culture. This visit to Palestine, his first official trip abroad as Emperor, was an opportunity for Wilhelm to assert his imperial power and demonstrate his commitment to the German colonial project. However, the image of him as 'Hajji Wilhelm' also reveals a more personal and spiritual side to the Emperor, one that transcends the political and military dimensions of his reign. The photograph's age, with its faded colors and slight imperfections, adds to its charm and historical significance. It serves as a reminder of a bygone era and the intricate web of global connections that shaped the world leading up to the First World War.

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