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Von Bethmann Hollweg, Theobald 

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A Dictionary of Political Biography

(b. Hohenfinow, 29 Nov. 1856; d. Hohenfinow, 1 Jan. 1921)German; German Chancellor 1909–17 Bethmann Hollweg was the son of a German landed estate owner whose family had produced a number of gifted lawyers, and a French Swiss officer's daughter. Having studied law he decided to join the civil service where his abilities were soon recognized. In ... ...

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