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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Paul Von Hindenburg
Literary usage of Paul von hindenburg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."