Germany's great 19th century chancellor otto von bismarck was no friend and admirer of russia but he was an absolute pragmatist - the man who personified realpolitik, meaning politics based on realism, not on idealism. Chancellor otto von bismarck, the founder of the modern entitlement state: entitlements are like mind altering drugs and just as deadly uspd) was a short-lived political party in germany during the german empire and the weimar republic the organization was established in 1917 as the result of a split of left wing members of the social. Otto eduard leopold, prince of bismarck and duke of lauenburg (german: otto eduard leopold fürst von bismarck und herzog von lauenburg born otto eduard leopold von bismarck-schönhausen 1 april 1815 – 30 july 1898), known as otto von bismarck (german: [ˈɔtoː fɔn ˈbɪsmark] ( listen)), was a conservative prussian statesman who dominated german and european affairs from the 1860s until. Otto von bismarck, a son of the prussian aristocracy, unified germany in the 1870s and he actually dominated european affairs for decades through his brilliant and ruthless implementation of realpolitik, a system of politics based on practical, and not necessarily moral, considerations bismarck.
Chancellor otto von bismarck's main goal was to unite german states under prussian rule policies that he followed to meet that goal include his policy of blood and iron and realpolitik bismarck's success was due in part to his strong will. Otto von bismarck is most well known for being a german-prussian statesman in the late 1800’s as well as being the first chancellor of the german empire otto von bismarck was born in april 1815 in brandenburg, in the prussian province of saxony, west of berlin. Otto eduard leopold von bismarck (1 april 1815-30 july 1898) was a prussian german statesman and aristocrat of the 19th century as minister-president of prussia from 1862–1890, he oversaw the unification of germany in 1867 he became chancellor of the north german confederation. Germany became the first nation in the world to adopt an old-age social insurance program in 1889, designed by germany's chancellor, otto von bismarck the idea was first put forward, at bismarck's behest, in 1881 by germany's emperor, william the first, in a ground-breaking letter to the german.
Otto von bismarck (1815-1898) prime minister of prussia (1862-73, 1873-90) and founder and first chancellor (1871-90) of the german empire once the empire was established, he actively and skillfully pursued pacific policies in foreign affairs, succeeding in preserving the peace in europe for about two decades. Otto eduard leopold, prince of bismarck, duke of lauenburg (1 april 1815 – 30 july 1898), known as otto von bismarck, was a prussian statesman who dominated german and european affairs with his conservative policies from the 1860s to his dismissal in 1890 by emperor wilhelm ii. Otto eduard leopold von bismarck (1815-1898) was born into a family that had belonged to the nobility from the fourteenth century he studied law at the universities of göttingen and berlin, and later served as prime minister of prussia, from 1862 to 1873, and as germany's first chancellor, from 1871 to 1890. Otto von bismarck: otto von bismarck, prime minister of prussia (1862-73, 1873-90) and founder and first chancellor (1871-90) of the german empire whose time in office took prussia from the weakest of the five european powers to, as the unified german empire, the foremost military and industrial power on the continent. The larger-than-life figure who presided over germany's rise was otto von bismarck, foreign minister and minister-president of prussia during the 1860s, architect of german unification in 1871, and chancellor of a unified german empire from 1871 to 1890.
Overview germany while various germanic peoples have occupied northern-central europe for thousands of years, the modern political entity known as germany is extremely young, created almost singlehandedly by the imperialistic prussian politician otto von bismarck some 140 years ago. Otto eduard leopold von bismarck was born into an aristocratic family at schönhausen, northwest of berlin, on 1 april 1815 he attended a prestigious school in berlin followed by the university. Otto von bismarck - domestic policy: from the defeat of austria in 1866 until 1878 bismarck was allied primarily with the national liberals together they created a civil and criminal code for the new empire and accomplished germany’s adoption of the gold standard and move toward free trade. An strong, unified germany under a strong leader in otto von bismarck the unification of germany prior to the 1860's, germany was a loosely bound multitude of nations known as the german confederation.
Since his appointment as ambassador to the german diet at frankfurt in 1851, where he first declared that prussia regarded itself as austria’s equal as a european power, otto von bismarck had devoted his political life to making that statement a reality, by eclipsing the local power of denmark in. An awesome history fair documentary on otto von bismarck by peter yu, ian riaf, and jason rivers. Under the “iron chancellor”, otto von bismarck, germany grew from a loose confederation of weak states to a unified powerful empire his smart and dashing way of making politics (winning three wars in eight years) led to the extension of german borders and the rapid growth of german industry. Germany's great 19th century chancellor otto von bismarck was no friend and admirer of russiabut he was an absolute pragmatist - the man who personified realpolitik, meaning politics based on realism, not on idealism.
Otto von bismarck—germany’s iron chancellor from a lecture series presented by professor jonathan steinberg otto von bismarck (1815–1898), the “iron chancellor,” unified germany in three wars and came to embody everything brutal and ruthless about prussian culture. Otto von bismarck was the driving force behind the unification of the german empire, who successfully transformed an array of states into a powerful and unified germany he became the first chancellor of germany, after the unification.
Otto von bismarck (1815-1898), born on april 1, 1815 at schönhausen, is considered the founder of the german empire for nearly three decades he shaped the fortunes of germany, from 1862 to 1873 as prime minister of prussia and from 1871 to 1890 as germany's first chancellor. The german chancellor otto von bismarck, mastermind of the german unification, and the charismatic dictator of the third reich, adolf hitler, were similar in many respects both were brilliant statesman, masters of manipulating the interests of others in order to achieve their goals. Otto eduard leopold von bismarck, count of bismarck-schönhausen, duke of lauenburg, prince of bismarck (april 1, 1815 – july 30, 1898), was a prussian and german statesman of the 19th century as minister-president of prussia from 1862–90, he oversaw the unification of germany.