Prince Joachim of Prussia

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Prince Joachim Franz Humbert of Prussia (17 December 1890 – 18 July 1920) was the youngest son and sixth child of Wilhelm II, German Emperor, by his first wife, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. He committed suicide at age 29.

Prince Joachim of Prussia
Born(1890-12-17)17 December 1890
Berlin Palace, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Died18 July 1920(1920-07-18) (aged 29)
Potsdam, Free State of Prussia, Weimar Republic
Burial21 July 1920
(m. 1916; div. 1919)
IssuePrince Karl Franz
FatherWilhelm II, German Emperor
MotherAugusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

Prince Joachim was educated as an officer and participated in the First World War. During the war, he was considered a candidate for several newly established monarchies in Europe.

His great-grandson is Grand Duke George Mikhailovich, the heir apparent to Maria Vladimirovna, a claimant to the disputed Headship of the Imperial Family of Russia.