Otto von Bismarck
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Otto von Bismarck a historical assessment. by Theodore S. Hamerow

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Published by Heath in Boston,[Mass.] .
Written in English


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SeriesProblems in European Civilization
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Otto von Bismarck. Otto von Bismarck (bĬz´märk, Ger. ô´tō fən bĬs´märk), –98, German statesman, known as the Iron Chancellor. Early Life and Career. Born of an old Brandenburg Junker family, he studied at Göttingen and Berlin, and after holding minor judicial and administrative offices he was elected () to the Prussian Landtag [parliament]. The edition consists of the 1st and 2nd book of the memoirs, but not the 3rd one. The first book is about Bismarck's career in Prussia before , and the second one is 5/5(1).   Bismarck was a prolific letter-writer, much of which has only come to light/been released from private family collections in recent years, so for the best portrait of him I'd imagine that you'd need to go for something pretty recent - I think Steinberg was writing in or something.   Otto von Bismarck served as prime minister of Prussia (–73, –90) and was the founder and first chancellor (–90) of the German Empire. As chancellor, he pursued pacific policies in foreign affairs, succeeding in preserving the peace in Europe for about two decades, but showed authoritarian tendencies in domestic g: book.

  Bismarck, the Man & the Statesman by Otto von Bismark Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust being the reflections and reminiscences of Otto, prince von Bismarck, written and dictated by himself after his retirement from office; tr. from the German under the supervision of A. J. Butler.   Otto von Bismarck ()—also known as the “Iron Chancellor”—was Chancellor of the newly-united German Empire from to During his tenure he . Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (born von Bismarck-Schönhausen; German: Otto Eduard Leopold Fürst von Bismarck, Herzog zu Lauenburg; 1 April – 30 July ), known as Otto von Bismarck (German: [ˈɔto fɔn ˈbɪsmaʁk]), was a conservative German statesman who masterminded the unification of Germany in and served as its first chancellor until , in Children: Marie, Herbert, Wilhelm. Immediately download the Otto von Bismarck summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Otto von Bismarck.

OTTO EDUARD LEOPOLD VON BISMARCK () was born into a family that had belonged to the nobility from the 14th century. He studied law at the Universities of Gttingen and Berlin, and later served as prime minister of Prussia, from to , and as Germanys first chancellor, from to In this two-volume set, Otto von Bismarck gives a full account of his life, from his formative. Bismarck: the Man and the Statesman: Being the reflections and reminiscences of Otto, Prince von Bismarck, written and dictated by himself after his. the supervision of A. J. Butler. Volume 2. .   In the summer of , Otto von Bismarck was appointed minister-president of Prussia. His highest previous rank had been ambassador to Russia. He had never held an administrative position. Yet with a few brusque strokes, the novice minister solved the riddle that had stymied European diplomacy for two generations.   Otto von Bismarck became minister-president of Prussia in September His appointment was a desperate roll of the dice by King Wilhelm I, who faced constitutional crisis when parliament rejected a bill that increased the length of military service and reduced the role of .