Definition of Paul von Hindenburg
1. Noun. German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934).
Generic synonyms: Field Marshal, Full General, General, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Literary usage of Paul von Hindenburg
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1. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1920)
"... rather than diminish with the passing of time.15 PIELD-MARSHAL PAUL VON HINDENBURG, CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE GERMAN ARMIES When on the night of August 29, ..."
2. The Book of History: A History of All Nations from the Earliest Times to the by James Bryce Bryce, Holland Thompson, William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1920)
"That leader was Paul von Hindenburg, sixty-seven years old, a veteran of the Franco-Prussian War, who had devoted his later years to a close study of the ..."
3. A History of the Great War by Bertram Benedict (1919)
"His name was Paul von Hindenburg. At the same time he was given the assistance of a chief of staff by the name of Ludendorff. Von Hindenburg took command on ..."
4. The German Socialist Party: Champion of the First Republic, 1918-1933 by William Harvey Maehl (1986)
"... Paul von Hindenburg, the legendary hero of the Battle of Tan- nenberg, had not the KPD stubbornly refused to withdraw its candidate, Ernst Thalmann, ..."
5. The German Socialist Party: Champion of the First Republic, 1918-1933 by William Harvey Maehl (1986)
"... and Center, would have won the run-off elections against the new candidate of the united right, Paul von Hindenburg, the legendary hero of the Battle of ..."