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About Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck was a highly influential pre-World War I Prussian statesman.
Otto von Bismarck, the 1st Chancellor of Germany, was highly influential in late 19th century Europe. Although he never was the head of state, he was responsible for several wars that lead to the German Empire. During Bismarck's push for a unified Germany as Prussia's foreign minister, he started three wars: The Second Schleswig War, The Austro-Prussian War, and the Franco-Prussian War. Prussia won each of these, gaining some territory for the first and third. During the war with France, the German states voted to form the German Empire under Wilhelm I of Prussia.
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Famous quotes by Otto von Bismarck
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.Otto von Bismarck
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.Otto von Bismarck
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.Otto von Bismarck
Be polite write diplomatically even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.Otto von Bismarck
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.Otto von Bismarck
Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.Otto von Bismarck
People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.Otto von Bismarck
Politics is not an exact science.Otto von Bismarck
Politics is the art of the next best.Otto von Bismarck
Politics is the art of the possible.Otto von Bismarck
Politics ruins the character.Otto von Bismarck
The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.Otto von Bismarck
The main thing is to make history, not to write it.Otto von Bismarck
The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.Otto von Bismarck
To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.Otto von Bismarck
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck's Popularity
Otto von Bismarck was a famous German statesman, who was born on April 1, 1815. As a person born on this date, Otto von Bismarck is listed in our database as the 7th most popular celebrity for the day (April 1) and the 1st most popular for the year (1815).
People born on April 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Otto von Bismarck is the 264th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Otto von Bismarck's birthday, Otto von Bismarck is the 16th most famous German.
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