Bülow, Bernhard Heinrich Martin von
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Bülow, Bernhard Heinrich Martin von

(May 3, 1849, Klein Flottbek, now part of Hamburg – October 28, 1929, Rome), German politician (chancellor). Prince (from 1905) von Bülow, whose father was a high-ranking diplomat and whose mother came from a Hamburg bourgeois family, entered the diplomatic service at the age of 25 after completing his law studies. Rising quickly through the ranks, he became secretary of state for foreign affairs in 1897. In that capacity he directed the foreign policy of the Germa…

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Canis, Konrad, “Bülow, Bernhard Heinrich Martin von”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0095>
First published online: 2015

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