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  German Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The term German Empire (the translation from German of Deutsches Reich) commonly refers to Germany, from its consolidation as a unified nation-state in January 1871, until the abdication of Kaiser ( Emperor) Wilhelm II in November 1918.
German colonial efforts from 1884 brought only a small overseas empire compared to those of Britain and France, although in the Herero Wars it shared the with those empires the phenomenon of armed conflict between natives and colonials.
The unification of German was considered a model for both the successful modernization of Japan and the less successful modernization of China at the beginning of the 20th century.
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 Kaiserreich [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
German Confederation The German Confederation (German Deutscher Bund) was a loose association of Central European states created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to organize the surviving states of the Holy Roman Empire, which had been abolished in 1806....
The 3 new provinces: East Prussia East Prussia (German: Ostpreußen; Polish: Prusy Wschodnie; Russian: Восточная Пруссия — Vostochnaya Prussiya) was a province of Kingdom of Prussia, situated on the territory of former Ducal Prussia.
Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire (German: Heiliges Römisches Reich) (Italian: Sacro Romano Impero) (Latin: Sacrum Romanum Imperium) was a political conglomeration of lands in western and central Europe in the Middle Ages.
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 German Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Not only did German manufacturers capture German markets from English imports, by the 1870s, British manufactures in the staple industries of the Industrial Revolution were beginning to experience real competition abroad.
German colonial efforts from 1884 brought only a small overseas empire compared to those of Britain and France.
The Empire is one great family; the family is a known, probably the oldest political system in the world.
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 German Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Germans, when referring to the Reich in this period under the Kaisers, typically use the term Kaiserreich and this term has often been used by non-German historians.
Sometimes in English (but rarely in German) the name Second Reich is used, based on counting the Holy Roman Empire as the first German empire (and, as Nazi ideology insisted, Nazi Germany as the third).
The Empire flourished under Bismarck's guidance until the Kaiser's death (March 1888).
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 Bismarck, Otto Eduard Leopold von
A Prussian statesman and first chancellor of a united Germany, Bismarck believed that German problems must be solved by ‘blood and iron’ rather than by words.
German politician, prime minister of Prussia 1862–90 and chancellor of the German Empire 1871–90.
He tried to secure his work by the Triple Alliance in 1881 with Austria and Italy but ran into difficulties at home with the Roman Catholic Church and the socialist movement and was forced to resign by Wilhelm II on 18 March 1890.
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 Friedrich Ebert Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Friedrich Ebert ( February 4, 1871 - February 28, 1925) was a German politician ( SPD), who served as the last Chancellor of the German Empire and also as the first President of the Weimar Republic.
Born in Heidelberg as the son of a tailor, he himself was trained as a saddlemaker.
Although initially mocked by many on the right due to his working class origins, Ebert gradually won respect all across the political spectrum for his low-key leadership and non-partisan instincts (demonstrated, for instance, in November 1923, when he rebuked his own party for leaving the coalition government of Gustav Stresemann).
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 Otto von Bismarck - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His most significant policy objective was that of securing German unification; he took advantage of skillful diplomacy and a series of wars to achieve this goal.
Bismarck, a conservative, combated the growing liberal and socialist movements, outlawing several organizations and denying freedom of the press, as well as attempting to subjugate the conquered Polish population living on occupied territories of Poland.
Wilhelm I was crowned German Emperor in the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles, France.
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 THE IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF HERALDRY OF THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All Imperial Grants of Arms, shall be formally issued in the Style and Patrimony of The Holy Roman Empire of The German Nation, and shall be held, borne and enjoyed by the Grantee and his heirs in Perpetuity.
In both German and French names, the word is followed by the place name of the family home, although as an adjunct of nobility it was common practice to add the "von", and place name to a surname after ennoblement.
Where once the German heralds granted arms on behalf of monarchs, their place has now been taken by a number of heraldic societies (for private individuals) and state government (for local authorities), although in both cases the cerification of arms is purely a registration process, without any formal authority to grant armorial bearings.
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 Otto von Bismarck, „Founder" of the German Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Otto von Bismarck, born on April 1, 1815 at Schönhausen, is considered the founder of the German Empire.
The chancellor of the Reich was not responsible to parliament but to the Emperor.
It was Bismarck as Imperial Chancellor who decided upon policy outlines and who proposed the appointment and dismissal of state secretaries who were in turn responsible for the administration of the ministries of the Reich.
www.germanembassy-india.org /news/98july/gn07.htm   (497 words)

Prince Otto von Bismark, first Chancellor of the German Empire, was an architect of a united Germany under Prussian auspices.
It is as a Prussian, a Hanoverian, a Wutemberger, a Barvarian or a Hessian, rather than as a German, that he is deposed to give unequivocal proof of patriotism….
Think also that the German army must be armed against the inner foe as well as the foreign.
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 ipedia.com: German Empire Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
History of Germany series Franks * Holy Roman Empire * German Confederation * German Empire * Weimar Republic * Nazi Germany * Germany since 1945 The term German Empire commonly refers to Germany, fro...
Franks * Holy Roman Empire * German Confederation * German Empire * Weimar Republic * Nazi Germany * Germany since 1945
Bismarck himself prepared in broad outline the 1866 North German Constitution, to become the 1871 with some adjustments.
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Especially considering as he was the first German chancellor to smile and grin on the hustings since, well, ever.
A German citizen in Nancy named Michel Mueller apparently threw a rock at the King of Lorraine's motorcade on 3:14pm, as it was passing by the Rue Poniatowski." Steiner paused for a second, running his hand over his head.
Unlike militia and reserve units in non-autonomous parts of the Germanic Confederation, the RTA cannot be mobilized by the federal Interior Minister acting alone unless the local elected premier concurs.
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 Imperial Council of Princes and Counts of Germany
The German King, elected by the German Princes, automatically sought Imperial Coronation by the Pope, the Churchmen who crowned the Emperors, and thus actually sustained the Empire, considered it to be the Church's Secular arm, sharing responsibility for the welfare and spread of the Christian faith and duty-bound to protect the Papacy.
The defense of the Empire against foreign attack was made more difficult by the repeated attempts of the Emperors to maintain their authority in Italy against the opposition of the city-states the Papacy, and the petty Princes.
The Chancellor (in succession to Prince Alliata) is Prince Mario Pignatelli Aragona Cortes; the President of the Court of Honor is Count Giancarlo Bonifazi di Statte.
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 Articles - Otto von Bismarck   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1852, Friedrich Wilhelm appointed Bismarck as Prussia's envoy to the diet of the German Confederation in Frankfurt.
In order to appease the working class — and thereby reduce socialism's appeal to the public — he enacted a variety of social reforms.
He was, however, forced to contend with French revanchism — the desire to avenge the loss in the Franco-Prussian War.
www.x-moto.net /articles/Bismarck   (3330 words)

 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg ( November 29, 1856 – January 1, 1921) was a German politician and statesman who served as Chancellor of the German Empire from 1909 to 1917.
In 1909, on the resignation of Chancellor Bernhard von Bülow, Bethmann was appointed to succeed him.
Despite the increase in tensions due to the Second Moroccan Crisis of 1911, Bethmann did improve relations with England to some extent, working with British foreign secretary Sir Edward Grey to alleviate tensions during the Balkan Crises of 1912-1913, and negotiating treaties over an eventual partition of the Portuguese colonies and the Berlin-Baghdad railway.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Theobald_von_Bethmann-Hollweg   (594 words)

 Bismarck & Disraeli paper
One of them was Otto von Bismarck, Minister-President of Prussia from 1862 to 1871, and Chancellor of the German Empire from 1871 to 1890; the other man was Benjamin Disraeli, who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1868, and again in the years from 1874 to 1880.
As Chancellor, Bismarck continued to be unaccountable to anyone except the King who had the power of appointing him and dismissing him; however, the real powers of state were concentrated in the hands of the Chancellor.
They were appalled at the Chancellor's suggestions of universal suffrage, and they actively opposed his government because of the ties which he had developed with such liberal elements as the National Liberals.
www.seark.net /~wrd/1974paper.htm   (11747 words)

 Anecdote - Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von ["the Iron Chancellor"] Bismarck - Bismarck`s Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Anecdote - Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von ["the Iron Chancellor"] Bismarck - Bismarck`s Africa
Even at the height of British, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch colonialism, the Germans remained hostile to the idea.
German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck was once approached by a group of pro-colonialists who pointed to a map of Africa and declared, "This is where Germany ought to be." By way of reply, Bismarck pointed to a map of Europe: "This," he said, "is my map of Africa."
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 Anecdote - Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von ["the Iron Chancellor"] Bismarck - Iron Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Anecdote - Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von ["the Iron Chancellor"] Bismarck - Iron Cross
One day during the Franco-Prussian War (in 1870) a German prince complained to Otto von Bismarck that the Iron Cross was too often awarded to the undeserving.
Bismarck, Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von ["the Iron Chancellor"] (1815-1898) German statesman, first chancellor of the German Empire (1871-90)
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 German Empire - Art History Online Reference and Guide
German Empire - Art History Online Reference and Guide
German Empire - Your Art History Reference Guide!
In 1866, in concert with Italy, he virtually created the Austro-Prussian War and won a decisive victory at the Battle of Königgratz, which, in the same year, allowed him to exclude long-time rival Austria when forming the North German Confederation with the states that had supported Prussia in the Austro-Prussian War.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/German_Empire   (3184 words)

 Bismarck German Battleship Model   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The mightiest of all German Battleships built during WWII.
Named after the first chancellor of the German Empire, Count Otto von Bismark was also known as the "Iron Chancellor".
Born 1815 in Prussia Bismarck ruled Germany for 30 years, longer than anyone else.
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