Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Empress Friedrich's income

March 6, 1889

Empress Friedrich, mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II, has an income, estimated at $700,000, according to the Chicago Daily Tribune.   This amount includes $500,000 from the state, and the rest is from her personal fortune.  She recently inherited 5,000,000 francs from the estate of the late Duchess of Galliera.

The empress is the widow of Friedrich III who died in June 1888.

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