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Franz Von Papen
Franz von Papen
Franz von Papen
(German: [ˈfʁants fɔn ˈpaːpən] ( listen); 29 October 1879 – 2 May 1969) was a German nobleman, General Staff
General Staff
officer and politician. He served as Chancellor of Germany
Chancellor of Germany
in 1932 and as Vice-Chancellor under Adolf Hitler
Hitler
in 1933–34. He belonged to the group of close advisers to President Paul von Hindenburg
Paul von Hindenburg
in the late Weimar Republic. It was largely Papen, believing that Hitler
Hitler
could be controlled once he was in the government, who persuaded Hindenburg to appoint Hitler
Hitler
as Chancellor in a cabinet not under Nazi Party
Nazi Party
domination
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Donald Cameron Watt
Donald Cameron Watt
Donald Cameron Watt
(17 May 1928 – 30 October 2014) was a British historian.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life and death 4 Works 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Donald Cameron Watt
Donald Cameron Watt
was educated at Rugby School.[1][1][2] He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oriel College, Oxford, graduating from Oxford University with a bachelor's degree in 1951.[1] Career[edit] Watt served as a Professor of International History at the London School of Economics,[2] where he served as the Head of the Department and Stevenson Chair of International History from 1981 to 1993.[1] Watt edited Survey of International Affairs at Chatham House
Chatham House
from 1962 to 1971.[1] He was the author or co-author of 25 books.[1] He won the Wolfson History Prize in 1990.[1] Personal life and death[edit] Watt was married twice
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Mexican Revolution
Revolutionary victory Porfirio Díaz
Porfirio Díaz
ousted from power and exiled in France, May 1911. Francisco I. Madero
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Nobleman
Nobility
Nobility
is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary. The privileges associated with nobility may constitute substantial advantages over or relative to non-nobles, or may be largely honorary (e.g., precedence), and vary by country and era
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Politician
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government. In democratic countries, politicians seek elective positions within a government through elections or, at times, temporary appointment to replace politicians who have died, resigned or have been otherwise removed from office. In non-democratic countries, they employ other means of reaching power through appointment, bribery, revolutions and intrigues. Some politicians are experienced in the art or science of government.[1] Politicians propose, support and create laws or policies that govern the land and, by extension, its people
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Province Of Westphalia
The Province of Westphalia
Westphalia
(German: Provinz Westfalen) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia
Prussia
and the Free State of Prussia
Prussia
from 1815[1] to 1946.[2]Contents1 History 2 Economy 3 After World War II 4 Maps 5 Upper presidents 6 Land captains of Westphalia 7 ReferencesHistory[edit] Napoleon Bonaparte founded the Kingdom of Westphalia, which was a client state of the First French Empire
First French Empire
from 1807 to 1813. This state shared only the name with the historical region, containing mostly Hessian and Eastphalian regions and only a relatively small part of the region of Westphalia. Although Prussia
Prussia
had long owned territory in Westphalia, King Frederick William III had preferred to incorporate the Kingdom of Saxony first
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Kaiser
Kaiser
Kaiser
is the German word for "emperor". Like the Bulgarian, Serbian and Russian Tsar
Tsar
it is directly derived from the Roman emperors' title of Caesar, which in turn is derived from the personal name of a branch of the gens (clan) Julia, to which Gaius Julius Caesar, the forebear of the first imperial family, belonged. Although the British monarchs styled " Emperor
Emperor
of India" were also called "Kaisar-i-Hind" in Hindi and Urdu, this word, although ultimately sharing the same Latin origin, is derived from the Greek: Καῖσαρ (kaisar), not the German Kaiser.[1] In English, the term 'the Kaiser' is usually reserved for the emperors of the German Empire
German Empire
and the emperors of the Austrian Empire
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German General Staff
The German General Staff, originally the Prussian General Staff and officially Great General Staff (Großer Generalstab), was a full-time body at the head of the Prussian Army
Prussian Army
and later, the German Army, responsible for the continuous study of all aspects of war, and for drawing up and reviewing plans for mobilization or campaign. It existed unofficially from 1806, and was formally established by law in 1814, the first general staff in existence. It was distinguished by the formal selection of its officers by intelligence and proven merit rather than patronage or wealth, and by the exhaustive and rigorously structured training which its staff officers undertook
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Friedrich Von Bernhardi
Friedrich Adolf Julius von Bernhardi (November 22, 1849 – December 11, 1930) was a Prussian general and military historian. He was a best-selling author prior to World War I. A militarist, he is perhaps best known for his bellicose book Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg (Germany and the Next War), printed in 1911. He advocated a policy of ruthless aggression and of complete disregard of treaties and regarded war as a "divine business".Contents1 Biography 2 Partial bibliography 3 Awards and decorations 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Bernhardi was born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire
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Mexico
Coordinates: 23°N 102°W / 23°N 102°W / 23; -102United Mexican States Estados Unidos Mexicanos  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Himno Nacional Mexicano" (English: "Mexican National Anthem")Capital and largest city Mexico
Mexico
City 19°26′N 99°08′W / 19.433°N 99.133°W / 19.433; -99.133Official languagesNone at federal level[b] Spanish (de facto)Recognized regional languagesSpanish 68 native languages[1]National language Spanish[b]Religion83% Roman Catholicis
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Washington, DC
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia
District of Columbia
and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.[4] Founded after the American Revolution
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Military Attaché
A military attaché is a military expert who is attached to a diplomatic mission (an attaché). This post is normally filled by a high-ranking military officer who retains the commission while serving in an embassy. Opportunities sometimes arise for service in the field with military forces of another state.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 Notes and references 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] An early example was General Edward Stopford Claremont, the first British military attaché (at first described as "military commissioner"), who served in Paris for 25 years from 1856 to 1881. Though based in the embassy, he was attached to the French army command during the Crimean War
Crimean War
and later campaigns. The functions of a military attaché are illustrated by the American military attachés in Japan around the time of the Russo-Japanese war of 1904–1905
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Victoriano Huerta
José Victoriano Huerta
Victoriano Huerta
Márquez (Spanish pronunciation: [biktoˈɾjano ˈwerta]; 22 December 1850[a] – 13 January 1916) was a Mexican military officer and 35th President of Mexico. After a military career under President Porfirio Díaz, Huerta became a high-ranking officer under pro-democracy President Francisco I. Madero during the first phase of the Mexican Revolution. In 1913, Huerta led a conspiracy against the elected president Madero who trusted him to control a minor revolt in Mexico
Mexico
City, deposing and assassinating Madero, his brother, and the Vice President Pino Suarez. This manoeuver is called La Decena Tragica, the Ten Tragic Days. The Huerta regime was immediately opposed by revolutionary forces, plunging the nation into a civil war and Huerta was forced to resign and flee the country in 1914, after 17 months as president after the collapse of the Federal Army
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Francisco Madero
Francisco Ignacio Madero González (Spanish pronunciation: [fɾanˈsisko igˈnasjo maˈðeɾo ɣonˈsales]; 30 October 1873 – 22 February 1913) was a Mexican revolutionary, writer and statesman who served as the 33rd president of Mexico from 1911 until his assassination in 1913.[2][3][4][5] He was an advocate for social justice and democracy. Madero was notable for challenging Mexican President Porfirio Díaz
Porfirio Díaz
for the presidency in 1910
1910
and being instrumental in sparking the Mexican Revolution. Born into an extremely wealthy landowning family in northern Mexico, Madero was an unusual politician, who until he ran for president in the 1910
1910
elections, had never held office. In his 1908 book entitled The Presidential Succession in 1910, Madero called on voters to prevent the sixth reelection of Porfirio Díaz, which Madero considered anti-democratic
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Veracruz (city)
Veracruz
Veracruz
(Spanish pronunciation: [beɾaˈkɾus] ( listen)), officially known as Heroica Veracruz, is a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico
Mexico
in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The city is located along the coast in the central part of the state,[2] 90 km (56 mi) southeast of the state capital Xalapa
Xalapa
along Federal Highway 140. It is the state's most populous city, with a population that is greater than the municipality's population, as part of the city of Veracruz
Veracruz
extends into the neighboring Boca del Río Municipality
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Federal Bureau Of Investigation
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
Bureau of Investigation
(FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency. Operating under the jurisdiction of the US Department of Justice, the FBI is also a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to/ both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence.[3] A leading U.S. counter-terrorism, counterintelligence, and criminal investigative organization, the FBI has jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crimes.[4][5] Although many of the FBI's functions are unique, its activities in support of national security are comparable to those of the British MI5
MI5
and the Russian FSB
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