Wednesday, April 1, 2015


Philipp Petri: Otto von BismarckTwo centuries ago today, Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck was born.

He united Germany and hence ended the old decentralized Germany. He is known to have said:

Not by speeches and votes of the majority, are the great questions of the time decided — that was the error of 1848 and 1849 — but by iron and blood.

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