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  2. Paul von Hindenburg - Wikipedia

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    Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (pronounced [ˈpaʊl ˈluːtvɪç hans ˈantoːn fɔn ˈbɛnəkn̩dɔʁf ʔʊnt fɔn ˈhɪndn̩bʊʁk] ; abbreviated pronounced [ˈpaʊl fɔn ˈhɪndn̩bʊʁk] ; 2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934) was a German field marshal and statesman who led the Imperial German Army during World War I.

  3. Paul von Hindenburg | German president | Britannica

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    Paul von Hindenburg, in full Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, (born October 2, 1847, Posen, Prussia [now Poznań, Poland]—died August 2, 1934, Neudeck, Germany [now in Poland]), German field marshal during World War I and second president of the Weimar Republic (1925–34). His presidential terms were wracked by political instability, economic depression, and the rise to power of Adolf Hitler, whom he appointed chancellor in 1933.

  4. Paul von Hindenburg - HISTORY

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    Paul Von Hindenburg (1847-1934) was a German World War I military commander and president. He fought in the Austro-Prussian War and in the Franco-German War, and retired as a general in 1911.

  5. Paul von Hindenburg | Holocaust Encyclopedia

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    Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg was a German general who gained renown during World War I and later as President of the Weimar Republic. He is most relevant to Holocaust history through his dealings with Adolf Hitler. Although he did not approve of Hitler or his politics, Hindenburg became the man who made him Chancellor of Germany, enabling the Nazis’ takeover of power.

  6. Paul von Hindenburg summary | Britannica

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    Paul von Hindenburg, in full Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, (born Oct. 2, 1847, Posen, Prussia—died Aug. 2, 1934, Neudeck, Ger.), German field marshal and second president (1925–34) of the Weimar Republic. Born to an aristocratic family, he retired from the Prussian army as a general in 1911.

  7. Paul von Hindenburg - Weimar Republic

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    Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934) was a Prussian aristocrat, military commander and political figure. He is best remembered as the second president of the Weimar Republic and the man who appointed Adolf Hitler as chancellor in 1933. Early life Hindenburg was born in Posen in 1847, the son of a Prussian aristocrat and his commoner wife.

  8. Death of German President von Hindenburg | Holocaust Encyclopedia

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    German President Paul von Hindenburg dies. With the support of the German armed forces, Hitler becomes President of Germany. Later that month Hitler abolishes the office of President and declares himself Führer of the German Reich and People, in addition to his position as Chancellor. In this expanded capacity, Hitler now becomes the absolute dictator of Germany; there are no legal or constitutional limits to his authority.