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  Otto von Bismarck - MSN Encarta
Bismarck was born at Schönhausen, northwest of Berlin.
Bismarck knew that war would be necessary to achieve German unification, and he began to plan accordingly.
Bismarck decided that the only way to bring the south into an alliance with the north was to start a war that threatened both north and south equally.
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  Otto von Bismarck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Otto von Bismarck was educated at the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium and the Graues Kloster-Gymnasium.
Otto von Bismarck, until 1871 a Graf (Count), was raised to the rank of Fürst (Prince).
Bismarck resigned at Wilhelm II's insistence in 1890, at age 75, to be succeeded as Chancellor of Germany and Minister-President of Prussia by Leo von Caprivi.
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 Otto von Bismarck - Wikipedia
Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck-Schönhausen (Schönhausen 1 april 1815 - Friedrichsruh 30 juli 1898), graaf von Bismarck-Schönhausen, sinds 1871 prins von Bismarck, sinds 1890 ook hertog van Lauenburg, bijgenaamd De IJzeren Kanselier, was een van de belangrijkste staatslieden van de negentiende eeuw.
Bismarck ontwikkelde zich hiermee tot een Duitse of Pruisische nationalist; en dat was niet iets dat bij een conservatieve edelman hoorde.
Otto von Bismarck was sinds 1847 gehuwd met Johanna von Puttkamer.
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 Bismarck, Prince Otto Edward Leopold von - MSN Encarta
Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck, Count of Bismarck-Schönhausen, Duke of Lauenburg, Prince of Bismarck (born April 1, 1815 in...
Bismarck, Prince Otto Edward Leopold von (1815-1898), Prusso-German statesman, who was the architect of German unification and the first chancellor (1871-1890) of the united nation.
Bismarck was born at Schönhausen, north-west of Berlin.
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 Bismarck, Otto von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07
Bismarck was appointed premier in 1862 by William I in order to secure adoption of the Prussian king’s army program, which was then being strenuously opposed in parliament.
Bismarck, with his system of alignments and alliances, became the virtual arbiter of Europe and was acknowledged as its leading statesman.
Bismarck’s new economic policy also resulted in the rapid expansion of German commerce and industry and the acquisition of overseas colonies and spheres of influence (see Germany).
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 Otto von Bismarck - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Bismarck believed that German Catholics were subservient to the pope and that the political power of the Center Party (composed of Catholic groups) threatened his authority over the empire.
Bismarck’s remaining worry was the British, who refused to commit to alliances with nations on the European continent.
Bismarck’s legacy, in short, was at best an extremely intricate system which depended on the abilities and personality of not merely one man, but one particular man whose talents proved impossible to replicate.
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 Otto von Bismarck and German unification - biography
Bismarck attended some of its sessions as he was called upon to deputise for a representative who was ill. During the course of proceedings Bismarck was often disconcerted by the sorts of policies advocated by members of liberal views.
Bismarck also no longer was prepared to accept that Prussia, as a conservative power, should seek to co-operate with other conservative powers - he now held that Prussia at all times should look out for her own interests without particular regard to the conservative, or other, nature of states with which she was interacting.
Bismarck declared that if the parliament refused to accept a budget then the government had the right to collect taxations in line with pre-existing arrangements and proceeded to collect necessary taxes on the basis of the 1861 budget in defiance of the opinion of the Prussian parliament.
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 Otto von Bismarck: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Prompted in 1878 by otto von bismarck to revise the treaty of san stefano, the congress of berlin proposed and ratified the treaty of berlin....
The bismarck sea lies to the north of the island of new guinea and the bismarck archipelago....
The bismarck archipelago is a group of islands off the coast of new guinea in the southwestern pacific ocean, named in honour of the german chancellor otto...
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 Otto von Bismarck - encyclopedia article - Citizendium
In 1847 Bismarck was appointed to the Prussian legislature, and after the 1849 constitution he was elected to the lower house of the new Prussian Parliament, the Landtag.
As a result Bismarck was elected by the Landtag to represent Prussia at the Erfurt Parliament to vigorously oppose the unification movement.
Bismarck took office, and declared that because the constitution did not cover the situation of what would happen if the Landtag refused to approve a budget (it lacked the power to propose a budget) then the budget from the previous year would come into effect; legally this was a fuzzy issue.
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Otto von Bismarck is said to have coined the phrase, but many others have since squeezed meaning out of it: Those who appreciate law and sausage should not...
He was born Otto Eduard Leopold Graf (count) von Bismarck in Schönhausen and studied law at Göttingen and Berlin.
Both the Kriegsmarine battleship DKM Bismarck as well as two ships of the Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine), and Bismarck, North Dakota, were named in his honor, as was the Bismarck Archipelago outside the former German colony of New Guinea, and several streets and schools in Germany.
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 Otto von Bismarck - FREE Otto von Bismarck Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
That strategist of Weltpolitik German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck once stated: "Russia is never as strong or as weak as it appears to be." Though this year marks the centenary of his death, I would suggest that his comment stands no less true than when he said it.
Ferdinand von Bismarck is the great-grandson of Otto von Bismarck, whom the city...
Bismarck was the son of a grandnephew of Otto von Bismarck, the Prussian who unified Germany...
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898), born on April 1, 1815 at Schönhausen, is considered the founder of the German Empire.
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.
Bismarck’s greatest achievements, however, were the administrative reforms, developing a common currency, a central bank, and a single code of commercial and civil law for Germany.
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 Otto von Bismarck: The Iron Chancellor of Germany
Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815, in the aristocratic family of estate owners at Schoenhausen in Prussia.
Bismarck was not an outstanding student, and spent much of his time drinking with his fellows in an aristocratic fraternity.
Bismarck's political views in the beginning of his career were those of a typical country squire.
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 KBismarck.com - Otto von Bismarck
The battleship Bismarck was named in honour of Otto Fürst von Bismarck, the architect of German unification and the arbiter of European politics during the second half of the 19th century.
Bismarck, also known as the "Iron Chancellor", was the founder and first chancellor of the German Empire, and through his diplomatic skills, he managed to maintain the peace in Europe for a generation.
Otto von Bismarck was born on 1 April 1815 at Schönhausen in Brandenburg, Prussia.
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 Bismarck (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bismarck is a name usually associated with Otto von Bismarck, the great German statesman of the 19th century.
Bismarck (doughnut), a German-style filled doughnut with jelly or preserves baked within, as distinguished from a kettle doughnut which is served open-faced with the filling in the center
Otto Fürst von Bismarck (1897-1975), a German politician of the CDU party, grandson of Otto von Bismarck
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Otto von Bismarck was educated at the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium and the...
Otto von Bismarck Biography of Count Otto von Bismarck (1815-98) who served as Germany's Chancellor for the latter part of the nineteenth century.
Bismarck Dedicated to battleship Bismarck and her brave sailors who died aboard during the course of operation Rheinubung.
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 History: Otto von Bismarck and his Policies
Bismarck's two areas of concern were the Balkans, where the disintegration of the Turkish empire could easily lead to conflict between the Habsburg monarchy and Russia, and France, where the desire to avenge the defeat at Sedan was strong.
Bismarck had not counted on the emergence of new parties such as the Catholic Centre or the Social Democrats, both of whom began participating in imperial and Prussian elections in the early 1870s.
The liberal ministers Falk and Rudolph von Delbrück resigned, and Robert von Puttkamer became minister of public worship and education in 1879 and minister of interior in 1881.
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 Otto von Bismarck
Bismarck was the primary architect of the German nation as it is known today.
It was important to Bismarck that "politics absorbed me rather than the question of my position, to which no love of power or ambition chained me, but only my sense of duty."[17] Bismarck quite eloquently claims total martyrdom, complete nobility in difficult circumstances.
Bismarck and Wilhelm proceeded to disagree regularly, until Bismarck -- at Wilhelm's urging -- agreed to resign in 1890.
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Bismarck gained his Bar status in 1835 and then became a lieutenant of the “Life Guards.” After serving as a lieutenant, he took up residance of his families estate in Schonhausen and there he gained an interest in governmental affairs.
Bismarck believed in the rights of the aristocrat based on his belief that it was the only way to maintain the stability within the state.
Bismarck believed that if war erupted throughout Europe, Germany would be caught in the middle of maurding armies and be destroyed which was very close to what happened in World War I. Thus, Bismarck spent much time trying to maintain peace and creating alliances amongh the major powers of Europe.
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 History Archives - Otto von Bismarck
The idea was first put forward, at Bismarck's behest, in 1881 by Germany's Emperor, William the First, in a ground-breaking letter to the German Parliament.
Bismarck was motivated to introduce social insurance in Germany both in order to promote the well-being of workers in order to keep the German economy operating at maximum efficiency, and to stave-off calls for more radical socialist alternatives.
In fact, Germany initially set age 70 as the retirement age (and Bismarck himself was 74 at the time) and it was not until 27 years later (in 1916) that the age was lowered to 65.
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 Berlin: The City as Body The City as Metaphor
Bismarck was born at Schönhausen, in the Kingdom of Prussia.
When her son Otto was seven, she enrolled him in the progressive Plamann Institute in Berlin and moved to the capital to be near him.
The young Bismarck resented exchanging an easy life in the country for a more circumscribed life in a large city, where in school he was pitted against the sons of Berlin's best-educated families.
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Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815, at Schönhausen, northwest of Berlin, the son of a landowning nobleman (Junker) and an upper-middle-class commoner; his multifaceted background accounts for the unique blend of intellectual subtlety and Junker parochialism in his personal makeup.
Bismarck succeeded in discrediting the liberals, but had to make his peace with the Roman Catholics, and although he failed to defeat the Socialists, the social security legislation he introduced-national accident and health insurance and old-age pensions-ended whatever revolutionary designs they may have had.
Evaluation In striving for German unification Bismarck did not simply resort to "blood and iron." His moves were carefully prepared diplomatically, and he ended his wars as soon as his immediate objectives had been obtained.
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 Bismarck and the Unification of Germany
Herr Otto Von Bismarcks iron-man image and the unique personality was the crucial factor in the unification of Germany.
Bismarck inherited the ideas and political principles of the Junker class of which he was born into.
Bismarcks father was loyal to the Prussian crown and narrow minded in his outlook, except for his choice in wife.
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 Otto von Bismarck - German Chancellor and Prussian Prime Minister
The extent to which Bismarck was responsible for the unification of Germany in 1871 is a highly controversial topic amongst historians.
Bismarck's belief was that Germany's central location in Europe would cause it to be devastated in case of any war.
Both the WWII-era Kriegsmarine battleship Bismarck as well as two ships of the Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine), and Bismarck, North Dakota, were named in his honor, as was the Bismarck Archipelago and Bismarck Sea outside the former German colony of New Guinea, and several streets and schools in Germany.
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