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  2. German Empire - Wikipedia

    The empire was founded on 18 January 1871, when the south German states, except for Austria, joined the North German Confederation and the new constitution came into force on April 16, changing the name of the federal state to the German Empire and introducing the title of German Emperor for Wilhelm I, King of Prussia from the House of ...

  3. Peace of Westphalia | Definition, Map, Results, & Significance

    The treaty of October 24, 1648, comprehended the Holy Roman emperor Ferdinand III, the other German princes, France, and Sweden. England, Poland, Russia, and the Ottoman Empire were the only European powers that were not represented at the two assemblies.

  4. The EA case for (German) colonialism

    Since founding Germany in 1871, Bismarck had displayed nothing but disdain for colonialism. This was despite the urgings of modernization theorists like Max Weber who famously called the creation of Germany a “youthful prank” (Jugendstreich) that would be worthwhile only if the young nation made something of itself on the world stage.

  5. St.Henry II, Emperor - Information on the Saint of the Day ...

    He grew up in a profoundly Christian atmosphere, receiving his education first from the canons at Hildesheim, and later, in Ratisbon (now Regensburg), from St Wolfgang, the Bishop of that city. He succeeded his father as duke; and later his cousin, Otto III, as King of Germany in 1002. Two years later, he added the title King of Italy.

  6. The EA case for (German) colonialism – Clear Language, Clear Mind

    I n the winter of 1884–85, the chancellor of a novice country called Germany, Otto von Bismarck, convened a conference of fourteen European nations and other major powers to discuss colonialism in Africa.

  7. St. Henry II - Catholic News Agency

    St. Henry II. On July 13, the Catholic Church celebrates the memory of St. Henry II, a German king who led and defended Europe's Holy Roman Empire at the beginning of the first millennium. St ...

  8. German States PRUSSIA 2 Mark KM 506 Prices & Values | NGC

    German States PRUSSIA 2 Mark KM# 506 1876B . ... Obverse Legend: WILHELM DEUTSCHER KAISER KONIG V. PREUSSEN. Reverse: Crowned imperial eagle. Reverse Legend: ...

  9. That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

    Caligula, it is speculated, may have been expressing that he thought the job of the Senate was so easy, a horse could do it. As for the horse being made a priest, that legend likely came from a combination of fact and falsehood about Caligula’s warped sense of humor. There are doubtful accounts that suggest the Emperor sometimes raised a ...

  10. Profile of Wilhelm Wundt, the Father of Psychology

    The Life of Wilhelm Wundt. Wilhelm Wundt was a German psychologist who established the very first psychology laboratory in Leipzig, Germany in 1879. This event is widely recognized as the formal establishment of psychology as a science distinct from biology and philosophy. Among his many distinctions, Wundt is considered a pioneer in psychology ...

  11. German States PRUSSIA Thaler KM 488 Prices & Values | NGC

    Specifications ; Composition: Silver Fineness: 0.9000 Weight: 18.5200g ASW: 0.5359oz Melt Value: $11.81 (3/17/2023) Design; Obverse: Crowned conjoined busts right Obverse Legend: WILHELM KOENIG AUGUSTA KOENIGIN V. PREUSSEN