William of Orange

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William of Orange usually refers to either:

  • William the Silent, William I, (1533–1584), Prince of Orange, founder of the House Orange-Nassau and the Netherlands as a state.
  • William III of England, William III of Orange-Nassau, William II of Scotland, (1650–1702) stadtholder of the Dutch Republic

William of Orange may also refer to:

Middle Ages[edit]

  • Saint William of Gellone (755 – c. 812), courtier of Charlemagne who defeated the Saracens at Orange
  • William, Bishop of Orange joined the First Crusade. After the death of Adhemar of Le Puy, he was recognized as leader of the clergy

William of Orange in the House of Baux and the House of Chalon-Arlay[edit]

United Provinces of the Netherlands[edit]

Kingdom of the Netherlands[edit]


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