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  2. Otto von Bismarck | Biography, Significance, Accomplishments ...

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    Otto von Bismarck, in full Otto Eduard Leopold, Fürst (prince) von Bismarck, Graf (count) von Bismarck-Schönhausen, Herzog (duke) von Lauenburg, (born April 1, 1815, Schönhausen, Altmark, Prussia [Germany]—died July 30, 1898, Friedrichsruh, near Hamburg), prime minister of Prussia (1862–73, 1873–90) and founder and first chancellor (1871–90) of …

  3. Otto von Bismarck - Wikipedia

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    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 ).

  4. 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. Otto Von Bismarck, Iron Chancellor Who Unified Germany

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    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. Fast Facts: Otto von Bismarck

  6. Otto von Bismarck Facts | Britannica

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    Despite his lack of real military service, Bismarck publicly wore a general's uniform for much of his life. Bismarck engineered a government dependent on his ability to manipulate political interests within and outside Germany. Photos See All Images → Dig Deeper: More Articles That Discuss This Topic Peter I emperor of Russia Alexander II

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  7. Role of Otto, Prince von Bismarck in unifying Germany

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    Otto von Bismarck. Otto, prince von Bismarck, (born April 1, 1815, Schönhausen, Altmark, Prussia—died July 30, 1898, Friedrichsruh, near Hamburg), Prussian statesman who founded the German Empire in 1871 and served as its chancellor for 19 years. Born into the Prussian landowning elite, Bismarck studied law and was elected to the Prussian ...

  8. Otto von Bismarck - Prime minister | Britannica

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    In 1859 Bismarck was sent to Russia as Prussian ambassador, and not long thereafter (May 1862) he moved to Paris as ambassador to the court of Napoleon III. Thus, he had 11 years of experience in foreign affairs before he became prime minister and foreign minster of Prussia in September 1862. He had come to know personally the architects of French, Russian, and Austrian foreign policy ...

  9. Otto von Bismarck, The Man Who Unified Germany – Facts ...

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    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. His policies as chancellor were aimed at holding the newly-formed state together in the face of religious, political ...

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

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    Otto von Bismarck. Military, Russia, Political. 210 Copy quote. What we learn from History is that no one learns from History. Otto von Bismarck. 242 Copy quote. Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others. Otto von Bismarck.

  11. House of Bismarck - Wikipedia

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    The House of Bismarck is a German noble family that rose to prominence in the 19th century, largely through the achievements of the statesman Otto von Bismarck. He was granted a hereditary comital title in 1865, the hereditary title of Prince of Bismarck in 1871, and the non-hereditary title of Duke of Lauenburg in 1890.