Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Kaiser declines to let sister join Greek church

May 4, 1890

The St. Petersburg correspondent of the London Daily Star says that "cordial correspondence has passed" between Kaiser Wilhelm II and Czar Alexander III "respecting the betrothal of the Czar's eldest son, the Tsarevitch Nicholas, to Princess Margarete, the Kaiser's youngest sister. Wilhelm II has declined to "allow his sister to join the Greek Church before marriage."

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