Paul von Hindenburg as a cadet in Wahlstatt (1860) Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg was born in Posen, Prussia the son of Prussian junker Hans Robert Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (1816–1902) and his wife Luise Schwickart (1825–1893), the daughter of physician Karl Ludwig Schwickart and wife Julie Moennich.
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Aug 21, 2018 Original: Oct 29, 2009 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...
Paul von Hindenburg was born to an aristocratic Prussian family in 1847. Following in his father’s footsteps, he became an army officer. Hindenburg fought as a young lieutenant in the Austro-Prussian War in 1866 and in the and Franco-Prussian War in 1870-1871. After serving with distinction in battle, he joined the prestigious German General Staff.
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).
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.
Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (* 2. Oktober 1847 in Posen; † 2. August 1934 auf Gut Neudeck, Ostpreußen) war ein deutscher Generalfeldmarschall und Politiker. Im Ersten Weltkrieg übte die von ihm geführte Oberste Heeresleitung von 1916 bis 1918 de facto diktatorisch die Regierungsgewalt aus.
Paul von Hindenburg is best remembered for his role in the Battle of Tannenburg. Fought between 26 and 30 August 1914, it resulted in a decisive victory for the Germans and complete destruction of the Russian Second Army. 92,000 Russian soldiers were captured and another 78,000 were either killed or wounded. Family & Personal Life
President of Germany's Weimar Republic (1925-1934). He appointed Adolf Hitler as Chancellor on 30 January 1933. The German zeppelin Hindenburg, which caught fire and burned at Lakehurst, NJ, in 1937, was named after him. 1,171th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece (1931). Was a descendant of Martin Luther.
Paul von Hindenburg, Self: Deutschland erwacht - Ein Dokument von der Wiedergeburt Deutschlands. Coming from an aristocratic Prussian family, Paul von Hindenburg joined the Prussian army as a young man, retiring as a general in 1913 at age 66. Recalled to duty during World War I, he was placed in command of the German forces at the battle of Tannenberg in 1914 against the Russians which, due ...