August von Stockhausen
August Wilhelm Ernst von Stockhausen (19 February 1791, in Thüringen – 31 March 1861, in Berlin) was a Prussian officer and minister of war 1850-51.Stockhausen came from Thüringen. In 1805 he joined t...
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Samuel von Cocceji
Samuel Freiherr von Cocceji (pronounced kok-'tse-yi) (20 October 1679 – 4 October 1755) was a German official from the Electorate of the Palatinate who served Brandenburg-Prussia. He was the son...
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Wilhelm Salomon Freund
Wilhelm Salomon Freund (1831–1915) was a Jewish German lawyer and politician.Freund was born in Schmiegel (Śmigiel) in the Province of Posen. He received his law degree from the University of Breslau ...
Otto von Camphausen
Otto von Camphausen (October 21, 1812 – May 18, 1896) was a Prussian statesman.
Camphausen was born at Hünshoven, part of Geilenkirchen on the right bank of the River Wurm, in the Rhine Province. ...
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Gustav von Schmoller
Gustav von Schmoller ([ˈʃmɔlɐ]; 24 June 1838 – 27 June 1917) was the leader of the "younger" German historical school of economics.
Schmoller was born in Heilbronn. His father was a Württemberg ci...
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Ernst Bogislaw von Croÿ
Ernst Bogislaw von Croÿ (26 August 1620, Finstingen (Fénétrange) – 6 February 1684, Königsberg) was a Lutheran Administrator of the Prince-Bishopric of Cammin and official in the service of Bran...
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Albrecht von Bernstorff
Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff (22 March 1809 – 26 March 1873) was a Prussian statesman.Bernstorff was born at the estate Dreilützow (now in the municipality of Wittendörp), in the Duchy of Meckle...
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Friedrich von Berg
Friedrich Wilhelm Bernhard von Berg, also von Berg-Markienen, (20 November 1866 – 9 March 1939) was a German politician and chairman of the Secret Civil Cabinet of Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1918.
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Hans Victor von Unruh
Hans Victor von Unruh ( March 28, 1806 - February 4, 1886) was a Prussian civil servant and politician, President of the Prussian National Assembly of 1848 and Member of the Reichstag of the German Em...
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August David zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein
Graf August David of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein (14 April 1663 – 1735) was a Prussian politician. He was a member of the Cabinet of Three Counts, with Johann Kasimir Kolbe von Wartenberg and Alexan...
Wirtschaftswunder
The term  Wirtschaftswunder  (German for "economic miracle") describes the rapid reconstruction and development of the economies of West Germany and Austria after World War II (adopting an O...
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Heinrich Waentig
Heinrich Eugen Waentig (March 21, 1870 – December 22, 1943) was a German economist and politician.Waentig was born in Zwickau, Saxony. From 1888 to 1893, he studied at University of Mun...
Erich von Falkenhayn
General der Infanterie Erich Georg Anton von Falkenhayn (11 September 1861 – 8 April 1922) was a German soldier and Chief of the General Staff during the first two years of World War I. He became a mi...
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Theodor von Schön
Heinrich Theodor von Schön ( 20 January 1773 – 23 July 1856) was a Prussian statesman who assisted in the liberal reforms in Prussia during the Napoleonic Wars.
Schön was born in Schreitlauken, Ti...
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Bruno Erhard Abegg
Bruno Erhard Abegg (17 January 1803 – 16 December 1848) was a Prussian statesman.Abegg was born in Elbing (Elbląg) in West Prussia, where his father was a merchant and Privy TradeCouncil.Beginning in ...
Karl Georg Albrecht Ernst von Hake
Karl Georg Albrecht Ernst von Hake (8 August 1768 – 19 May 1835) was a Prussian general and Minister of War.
Hake was born on the estate of Flatow (now part of Kremmen) in the Margraviate of Bran...
Johannes Popitz
Johannes Popitz (2 December 1884 – 2 February 1945) was a Prussian finance minister and a member of the German Resistance against the National Socialist regime in Germany.
As a pharmacist's ...
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Friedrich von Schrötter
Friedrich Leopold Freiherr von Schrötter (1743 – 1815) was a Junker and Prussian government minister. Schrötter was born in Wohnsdorf near Friedland (today Kurortnoye, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russi...
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Gustav von Saltzwedel
Gustav Reinhold Ludwig von Wienskowski gen. von Saltzwedel (28 April 1808 – 19 June 1897) was a Prussian politician and public official.
Saltzwedel was born to Reinhold von Wienskowski (1780...
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Hellmut von Gerlach
Hellmut Georg von Gerlach (February 2, 1866 – August 1, 1935) was a German journalist and politician.
Hellmut von Gerlach, the son of landowner Max von Gerlach, was born in Mönchmotschelnitz...
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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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Heinrich von Sybel
Heinrich Karl Ludolf von Sybel (December 2, 1817 – August 1, 1895), German historian, came from a Protestant family which had long been established at Soest, in Westphalia.
He was born in Düsseldo...
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Lothar Bucher
Lothar Bucher (October 25, 1817 – October 12, 1892) was a German publicist and trusted aide of German chancellor Otto von Bismarck. Bucher was born in Neustettin, Pomerania, his father being m...
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Walther Bronsart von Schellendorff
Walther Franz Georg Bronsart von Schellendorff (21 December 1833, in Danzig – 13 December 1914, at Gut Marienhof, Amt Güstrow, Mecklenburg), Dr. jur. h.c., was a Prussian General of the Infantry...
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Rudolf von Auerswald
Rudolf Ludwig Cäsar von Auerswald (1 September 1795 – 15 January 1866) was a German official who served as Prime Minister of Prussia during the Revolution of 1848. Later, during the ministry of ...
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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...