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Alfred von Tirpitz

(1849—1930)

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Der Kopf

Der Kopf  

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A satirical novel by H. Mann, published in 1925. It is concerned with the ruling powers of Wilhelmine Germany, covers the period 1891–1914, and forms the third part of the ...
German Second empire

German Second empire  

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(1871–1918)A continental and overseas empire ruled by Prussia. The First Reich was the Holy Roman Empire, which ended in 1806. The Second empire replaced the German Confederation and the short-lived ...
Germany

Germany  

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Politically powerful in Europe, Germany also has a large and successful economy, though it is becoming less competitiveGermany has three main geographical regions. From the North Sea and Baltic ...
Wilhelm II

Wilhelm II  

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(b. 27 Jan. 1859, d. 4 June 1941).German Emperor (Kaiser) 1888–1918 Upon his accession to the throne the young, self‐confident monarch soon clashed with his Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck (b. 1815, d. ...
William II

William II  

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(1859–1941)King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany (1888–1918). A grandson of Queen Victoria and of William I of Prussia, in 1890 he forced Bismarck's resignation and embarked on a personal ‘new ...
Wolfgang Kapp

Wolfgang Kapp  

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(New York, 1858–1922, Leipzig),served in the East Prussian administration, and from 1906 held the appointment of Generallandschaftsdirektor. His political sympathies were Pan-German (see Alldeutscher ...

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