Prince Henry of Prussia (1726–1802)
Frederick Henry Louis (German: Friedrich Heinrich Ludwig) (18 January 1726 – 3 August 1802), commonly known as Henry (Heinrich), was a Prince of Prussia. He also served as a general and statesman...
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Christian Graf von Haugwitz
Christian August Heinrich Kurt Graf von Haugwitz (11 June 1752 – 1832) was a German statesman, best known for serving as Foreign Minister of Prussia during the Napoleonic Wars.
Haugwitz was born...
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Friedrich von Canitz
Friedrich Rudolf Ludwig Freiherr von Canitz (27 November 1654 – 11 August 1699) was a German poet and diplomat. He was one of the few German poets of his era that Frederick the Great enjoyed.Can...
Ludwig Heinrich Buchholtz
Ludwig Heinrich Buchholtz (1740–1811) was a Prussian diplomat. He was the Prussian ambassador to Poland from 1780 to 1789 and again 1792 to 1794 (in the meantime, he was replaced by Girolamo Lucchesin...
Karl Friedrich von Savigny
Karl Friedrich von Savigny (19 September 1814 – 11 February 1875) was a Prussian diplomat, politician, and a leading member of the Centre Party. His father was the jurist Friedrich Karl von Savi...
Fürst von Bismarck
The great German statesman and diplomat Otto von Bismarck received several noble titles during the course of his career.Born into a Junker family (the House of Bismarck) and named Otto Eduard Leopold ...
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Charles Ancillon
Charles Ancillon (28 July 1659 – 5 July 1715) was a French jurist and diplomat.Ancillon was born in Metz into a distinguished family of Huguenots. His father, David Ancillon (1617–1692), was obliged ...
Hans von Bodeck
Hans von Bodeck (1582–1658) was a German diplomat and chancellor of the Hohenzollern Prince-electors of Brandenburg-Prussia.Bodeck came from a prominent patrician family of Elbing (Elbląg) in the Poli...
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Francis James Jackson
Francis James Jackson (December 1770 – 5 August 1814) was a British diplomat, ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, Prussia and the United States.
Francis Jackson entered the diplomatic service aged o...
Lückentheorie
"Lückentheorie" ([ˈlʏkən.teoˌʁiː], gap theory) refers to the theory that when the Crown and the Parliament were unable to come to agreement, the Crown could act as it sees fit. It was in reference to ...
Ludwig von Wildenbruch
Anton Albert Heinrich Ludwig (or Louis) von Wildenbruch (1803 – 1874) was the Prussian consul general in Beirut in the mid-19th century. He was also the Prussian ambassador to Constantinople fro...
Johann Gottfried Wetzstein
Dr. Johann Gottfried Wetzstein (1815–1905) was an Orientalist and a Prussian diplomat. He was the Prussian consul in Damascus, Syria, Ottoman Empire, and he was an Orientalist academic. He was consul...
Ferdinand Cohen-Blind
Ferdinand Cohen-Blind (March 25, 1844 – May 8, 1866) was a German student who attempted to assassinate Otto von Bismarck, then the Minister President of Prussia. He committed suicide shortly after his...
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Mortimer von Maltzan
Joachim Karl Ludwig Mortimer Graf von Maltzan (or Maltzahn), Freiherr von Wartenberg und Penzlin (born 1793 at Schloss Lissa; died 1843 in Berlin) was a Prussian diplomat and Foreign Minister from 184...
Johann von Hoverbeck
Johann von Hoverbeck (December 1, 1606 — April 6, 1682) was a Prussian diplomat.Hoverbeck's parents were Nikolaus von Hoverbeck, a derivative of a Flemish noble family, who emigrated in 1570 from Bra...
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Alexander von Schleinitz
Alexander Gustav Adolf Graf von Schleinitz (born 29 December 1807 in Blankenburg am Harz; died 19 February 1885 in Berlin) was the Foreign Minister of Prussia from 1858 to 1861 and minister for the ro...
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Dropping the Pilot
Dropping the Pilot is a political cartoon by Sir John Tenniel, first published in the British magazine Punch on 29 March 1890. It depicts Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, as a maritime pilot, stepping of...
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Otto von Bismarck
Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (1 April 1815 – 30 July 1898), known as Otto von Bismarck, was a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affai...
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August Heinrich Hermann von Dönhoff
August Heinrich Hermann von Dönhoff (10 October 1797 in Potsdam - 1 April 1874 at Schloss Friedrichstein (East Prussia)) was a Prussian diplomat.Dönhoff participated as a volunteer in the campaign of ...
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Johanna von Puttkamer
Johanna Friederike Charlotte Dorothea Eleonore von Puttkamer (11 April 1824 – 27 November 1894) was a Prussian noblewoman, also known as Johanna von Bismarck. She was the sister of statesman Robert v...
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Girolamo Lucchesini
Girolamo Lucchesini (May 7, 1751 – October 20, 1825) was a diplomat of the Kingdom of Prussia.Lucchesini was born at Lucca, the eldest son of Marquis Lucchesini.In 1779 he went to Berlin where K...
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Count Karl-Wilhelm Finck von Finckenstein
Karl Wilhelm Finck von Finckenstein (11 February 1714 – 3 January 1800) was a Count of the Holy Roman Empire, a Prussian diplomat, and later Prime Minister of Prussia.He was the son of Count Alb...
Reichshund
Reichshund ("dog of the Empire") was an informal term used in Germany for Reichskanzler Otto von Bismarck's dogs and more generally for similar dogs, particularly Great Danes.
Germans became able ...
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Reinsurance Treaty
The Reinsurance Treaty of June 18, 1887 was an attempt by German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck to continue to ally with Russia after the League of the Three Emperors had broken down in the aftermath of...