Otto von Bismarck: The Politician Who Built a Powerful State

Otto von Bismarck: The Politician Who Built a Powerful State

Written by:
Kelly Mass
Narrated by:
Doug Greene
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Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
February 2022
0 hours 58 minutes
Otto, Prince of Bismarck, Count of Bismarck-Schönhausen, Duke of Lauenburg, was a conservative German statesman, diplomat, and author who was born Junker Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck. Bismarck supervised Germany's unification in 1871 and functioned as its first chancellor till 1890, throughout which time he ruled Europe for 20 years.

From 1867 to 1871, he was the chancellor of the North German Confederation, and from 1862 till 1890, he was Prussia's minister president and minister of Foreign Affairs, in addition to his role as chancellor of Germany. Bismarck served in both homes of the Prussian Parliament and was the Prussian envoy to France and Russia before rising to the executive power. He dealt with Prussian King Wilhelm I to join the many German countries, a cooperation that lasted the remainder of Wilhelm's life.

In this book, you will discover much more about him and his impact on the Unification of Germany, the decades to come, and the entire culture and economy behind it.
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