Wilhelm von Wedell-Piesdorf

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Wilhelm von Wedell-Piesdorf c. 1910.

Wilhelm von Wedell-Piesdorf (20 May 1837 – 11 July 1915) was a German politician.

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From 1879 to 1885 he was a conservative member of the Prussian House of Representatives. From 1884 he was a member of the Reichstag for the Free Conservative Party, of which he became the president in the same year, until he was made minister of the royal household by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1888. From 1885 he was a member of the Prussian House of Lords, and became its president in 1912.

He was a member of the student fraternity Corps Saxo-Borussia Heidelberg. From 1910 to 1937 the Wedellplatz in Berlin-Friedrichsfelde was named after him.

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