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William may refer to:




  • William of Gellone (c.755–814), Count of Toulouse, canonized a saint
  • William II, Prince of Orange (1626–1650), sovereign Prince of Orange and stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands from 14 March 1647 until his death three years later
  • William IV, Prince of Orange (1711–1751), first hereditary Stadtholder of all the United Provinces
  • William V, Prince of Orange (1748–1806), last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. He went into exile to London in 1795. He was the reigning Prince of Nassau-Orange until his death in 1806. In that capacity he was succeeded by his son William

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  • William I of Sicily (1131–1166), a.k.a. William the Bad or William the Wicked
  • William II of Sicily (1155–1189), a.k.a. William the Good
  • William III of Sicily (1190–1198), scion of the Hauteville dynasty, was the last Norman King of Sicily, who reigned briefly for ten months in 1194. He was overthrown by his great-aunt Constance and her husband Emperor Henry VI


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Other contemporary people[edit]


  • William Brown (fictional boy), main character of the Just William novel series
  • Baby William, son of Dana Scully and Fox Mulder in the American television series, The X-Files
  • William Magnusson, a character in the Norwegian TV show Skam

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