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Otto von Bismarck, 1815-1898

Nationality: Prussian
Date of Birth: 1815.04.01
Place of Birth: Schönhausen, Altmark
Date of Death: 1898.07.30
Place of Death: Friedrichsruh, near Hamburg, Germany

Identity:

Otto Eduard Leopold, Fürst von Bismarck, Graf von Bismarck-Schönhausen, Herzog von Lauenburg, was a politician.

Life:

Bismarck served from 1862 to 1873 as prime minister of Prussia and from 1871 to 1890 as Germany's first Chancellor.

Bibliography:

Encyclopedia Brittanica, (11th edition) 1911, at http://www.1911encyclopedia.org (accessed 2005).