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A Mere Passing Shadow : The Tragedy of Frederick III, German Emperor
by John Van der Kiste


Overview - A two-act drama based around the illness and death of Frederick III, son-in-law of Queen Victoria, who reigned as German Emperor for only three months in 1888. The other characters include his wife Victoria, German Empress; their son William, who succeeded him as Emperor; Queen Victoria, the Empress's mother; the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII; Prince Bismarck, German Chancellor; and Dr Morell Mackenzie, the British doctor in charge of the case.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A two-act drama based around the illness and death of Frederick III, son-in-law of Queen Victoria, who reigned as German Emperor for only three months in 1888. The other characters include his wife Victoria, German Empress; their son William, who succeeded him as Emperor; Queen Victoria, the Empress's mother; the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII; Prince Bismarck, German Chancellor; and Dr Morell Mackenzie, the British doctor in charge of the case. The title comes from a letter written by the Empress to Queen Victoria in which she says she thinks 'people in general consider us a mere passing shadow, soon to be replaced by reality in the shape of William'


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  • ISBN-13: 9781507873335
  • ISBN-10: 1507873336
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: February 2015
  • Page Count: 136
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.29 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31 pounds


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