William I of the Netherlands

King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1815–1840

William I (Willem Frederik, Prince of Orange-Nassau; 24 August 1772 – 12 December 1843) was a Prince of Orange, the King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

Willem I
William in ceremonial robes, by Joseph Paelinck, ca. 1818–19
King of the Netherlands
Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Reign16 March 1815 – 7 October 1840
Inauguration30 March 1814
SuccessorWilliam II
Prince of Nassau-Orange-Fulda
Reign25 February 1803 – 27 October 1806
Prince of Orange-Nassau
1st reign9 April 1806 – 27 October 1806
PredecessorWilliam V
2nd reign20 November 1813 – 16 March 1815
Duke of Limburg
Reign5 September 1839 – 7 October 1840
PredecessorFrancis I
SuccessorWilliam II
Born(1772-08-24)24 August 1772
Huis ten Bosch, The Hague, Dutch Republic
Died12 December 1843(1843-12-12) (aged 71)
Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
IssueWilliam II of the Netherlands
Prince Frederick
Princess Pauline
Princess Marianne
FatherWilliam V, Prince of Orange
MotherPrincess Wilhelmina of Prussia
ReligionDutch Reformed Church

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