Otto von Bismarck

1815 - 1898

Otto von Bismarck

Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (born von Bismarck-Schönhausen; German: Otto Eduard Leopold Fürst von Bismarck, Herzog zu Lauenburg; 1 April 1815 – 30 July 1898), known as Otto von Bismarck (German: [ˈɔto fɔn ˈbɪsmaʁk] (listen)), was a conservative German statesman who masterminded the unification of Germany in 1871 and served as its first chancellor until 1890, in which capacity he dominated European affairs for two decades. He had previously been Minister President of Prussia (1862–1890) and Chancellor of the North German Confederation (1867–1871). He provoked three short, decisive wars against Denmark, Austria, and France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto von Bismarck has received more than 6,505,122 page views. His biography is available in 138 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 22nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Otto von Bismarck ranks 22 out of 14,801Before him are Cleopatra, David, Hannibal, Benito Mussolini, Suleiman the Magnificent, and Constantine the Great. After him are Mao Zedong, Attila, Cicero, Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, and Nero.

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Among people born in 1815, Otto von Bismarck ranks 1After him are John Bosco, George Boole, Ada Lovelace, Karl Weierstrass, Otto of Greece, Adolph Menzel, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Ildefons Cerdà, Louis-Jules Trochu, Ľudovít Štúr, and Thomas Couture. Among people deceased in 1898, Otto von Bismarck ranks 1After him are Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, Gustave Moreau, Eugène Boudin, Johann Jakob Balmer, William Ewart Gladstone, Ivan Shishkin, Charbel Makhlouf, Henry Bessemer, and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto von Bismarck ranks 9 out of 3,763Before him are Johann Sebastian Bach (1685), Martin Luther (1483), Karl Marx (1818), Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749), Johannes Gutenberg (1394), and Friedrich Nietzsche (1844). After him are Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777), Johannes Kepler (1571), Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770), Albrecht Dürer (1471), Richard Wagner (1813), and Peter Paul Rubens (1577).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Otto von Bismarck ranks 1After him are Henry Kissinger (1923), Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (1122), Heinrich Himmler (1900), Wilhelm II, German Emperor (1859), Hermann Göring (1893), Angela Merkel (1954), Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (912), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Konrad Adenauer (1876), and Frederick the Great (1712).

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