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  2. Otto von Bismarck - Wikipedia

    Otto von Bismarck as Minister President of Prussia, shown wearing insignia of a knight of the Johanniterorden, 1858 Prince Wilhelm became King of Prussia upon his brother Frederick Wilhelm IV's death in 1861. The new monarch often came into conflict with the increasingly liberal Prussian Diet ( Landtag ).

  3. Otto von Bismarck | Biography, Significance ... - Britannica

    Otto von Bismarck served as prime minister of Prussia (1862–73, 1873–90) and was the founder and first chancellor (1871–90) 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 affairs.

  4. Otto von Bismarck - Biography, World Wars & Facts - HISTORY

    Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck was born April 1, 1815, at his family’s estate in the Prussian heartland west of Berlin. His father was a fifth-generation Junker (a Prussian landowning...

  5. Who was Otto von Bismarck, the Founder of Modern Germany?

    Otto von Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815. He belonged to a noble family of Prussian Saxony heritage. His early efforts in his career would actually be focused on Prussian politics and not German politics due to this heritage. Bismarck grew up in comfort in Farther Pomerania, which was, at this time, a province of Prussia.

  6. Otto von Bismarck Facts | Britannica

    Otto von Bismarck, prime minister of Prussia (1862-73, 1873-90) and founder and first chancellor (1871-90) of the German Empire whose time in office took Prussia from the weakest of the five European powers to, as the unified German Empire, the foremost military and industrial power on the Continent.

  7. Otto Von Bismarck, Iron Chancellor Who Unified Germany -...

    Otto von Bismarck (April 1, 1818–July 30, 1898), a son of the Prussian aristocracy, unified Germany in the 1870s. And he actually dominated European affairs for decades through his brilliant and ruthless implementation of realpolitik, a system of politics based on practical, and not necessarily moral, considerations.

  8. Otto von Bismarck, The Man Who Unified Germany - HistoryExtra

    Otto von Bismarck was a Prussian politician who became Germany’s first-ever chancellor, a position in which he served from 1871 to 1890. Through a series of wars, he unified 39 individual states into one German nation in 1871.

  9. BBC - History - Otto von Bismarck

    Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck was born into an aristocratic family at Schönhausen, northwest of Berlin, on 1 April 1815. He attended a prestigious school in Berlin followed by the...

  10. Otto von Bismarck – the greatest leader of all time?

    Otto not only was a great military leader, but also a political one, being responsible for the unification of Germany, influencing all the subsequent generations until after Hitler. Such a figure simply can not be forgotten. Pedro He was a true statesman trying to develop his country for its best. Gregor

  11. TOP 25 QUOTES BY OTTO VON BISMARCK (of 114) | A-Z Quotes

    Otto von Bismarck Time, Mean, Blood Speech to the Budget Commission of the Prussian Diet, September 30, 1862. 206 Copy quote The death of Lincoln was a disaster for Christendom. There was no man in the United States great enough to wear his boots and the bankers went anew to grab the riches.