Blut und Eisen

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Otto von Bismarck (1815—1898) Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg, Prussian minister and German statesman, Chancellor of the German Empire 1871–90


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Phrase attributed to Bismarck in a speech in the Prussian House of Representatives on 30 September 1862. It is generally quoted as a terse summary of Bismarck's policy. Bismarck's actual ...

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