Definition of Hindenburg, Paul von in English:

Share this entry

Hindenburg, Paul von

Pronunciation: /ˈhɪndənˌbəːɡ/
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪndnˌbʊrk/
(1847–1934), German Field Marshal and statesman, president of the Weimar Republic 1925–34; full name Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg. Elected president in 1925 and re-elected in 1932, he reluctantly appointed Hitler as Chancellor in 1933.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Paul von Hin¦den|burg

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.