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He was the child from hell – born into royalty with a deformity that put a lifelong chip on his shoulder, he quickly alienated everyone around him. By the time he became ruler of Germany, this grandson of Queen Victoria had grown to hate the British, the French and just about every other European power. Over the next twenty years, he orchestrated the tension that exploded into the nightmare that was World War One. In this week’s Biographics, we uncover the mixed-up life of Kaiser Wilhelm II.