2nd child of Frederick VIII (1829-1880) Duke of Schleswig-Holstein & Princess Adelheid (1835-1900) of Hohenlohe-Langenburg & 1st wife of Wilhelm II (1859-1941) German Emperor. Empress Auguste Victoria “Dona” (1858-1921) by Krali Aleksandar.1900. As she got older became more assertive in her relationship with Wilhelm II. He also changed & as time went on began to rely upon her more and more. He increasingly saw her as one of the few people he could truly trust.