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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).

  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. BBC - History - Historic Figures: Paul von Hindenburg (1847 -...

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    Paul von Hindenburg was born on 2 October 1847 in Posen, Prussia (now Poznan, Poland) into an aristocratic German family. During an honourable but undistinguished military career, he served in...

  9. Paul von Hindenburg – Wikipedia

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    Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg war ein deutscher General und Politiker. Im Ersten Weltkrieg übte die von ihm geführte Oberste Heeresleitung von 1916 bis 1918 de facto diktatorisch die Regierungsgewalt aus. Hindenburg wurde 1925 zum zweiten Reichspräsidenten der Weimarer Republik gewählt. Er wurde bei der Reichspräsidentenwahl 1932 wiedergewählt und blieb bis zu seinem Tod im Amt. Nachdem er den Nationalsozialisten Adolf Hitler mehrmals als Regierungschef ...

  10. Berlin strips Hitler kingmaker of honorary citizenship

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    Berlin's mayor Michael Müller on Thursday formally delisted Paul von Hindenburg, who like Hitler had become honorary citizen in 1933, enacting a renunciation decided by the capital's center-left ...

  11. Paul von Hindenburg - Jewish Virtual Library

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    Paul von Hindenburg was born in Posen in 1847. After being educated at the cadet schools at Wahlstatt and Berlin he fought at the Battle of Koniggratz (1866) and in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71). He was promoted to the rank of general in 1903. Hindenburg retired from the army in 1911.