Franz Joseph Hermann Michael Maria von Papen, Erbsälzer zu Werl und Neuwerk (German: [ˈfʁants fɔn ˈpaːpn̩] ⓘ; 29 October 1879 – 2 May 1969) was a German conservative politician, diplomat, Prussian nobleman and General Staff officer.
Franz von Papen, (born Oct. 29, 1879, Werl, Ger.—died May 2, 1969, Obersasbach, W.Ger.), German statesman and diplomat who played a leading role in dissolving the Weimar Republic and in helping Adolf Hitler to become German chancellor in 1933.
Nuremberg. Franz von Papen (1879–1969) was former Chancellor of Germany (1932), Ambassador to Austria (1934–1938), and Ambassador to Turkey (1939–1944). As Ambassador to Austria, von Papen paved the way for the Anschluss (the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany).
Franz von Papen (30 January 1933 – 7 August 1934) Member parties: Nazi Party German National People's Party (30 January 1933 – 27 June 1933; dissolved itself on 27 June 1933) Status in legislature: Minority coalition (30 January 1933 – 5 March 1933) Majority coalition (5 March 1933 – 5 July 1933) Sole control of national legislature ...
Franz Joseph Hermann Michael Maria von Papen zu Köningen (29 October 1879 - 2 May 1969) was a German nobleman, Catholic monarchist politician, General Staff officer, and diplomat. He was Chancellor of Germany in 1932 and as Vice Chancellor of Germany in 1933-1934. He was a member of the Catholic Centre Party of Germany until 1932.
Hitler demanded to be made Chancellor but Papen remained. November – Reichstag elections called by Von Papen to try to win a majority in parliament. Nazis lost 34 seats but remained the largest ...
German military intelligence also sought to make use of Captain Franz von Papen, the German Army Attaché in Washington, D.C. Born into a wealthy family, von Papen enlisted in the German Army as a young man and, after rising through the officer corps, was assigned as an attaché – an embassy position often used as a cover for overt spying ...
Franz von Papen (1879-1969) was one of the conservative German politicians whose fear of social unrest and hostility toward the democratic Weimar Republic led them to support the rise of Hitler. Although never a believer in the more extreme doctrines of National Socialism , he helped prepare the way for the Third Reich .
Franz Joseph Hermann Michael Maria von Papen, Erbsälzer zu Werl und Neuwerk was a German conservative politician, diplomat, Prussian nobleman and General Staff officer. He served as the chancellor of Germany in 1932, and then as the vice-chancellor under Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1934.
Although Von Papen was acquitted by the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg in 1946, he had played a decisive part in the rise of Hitler and remained identified with his regime to the end. From: Von Papen, Franz in A Dictionary of Political Biography »