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Kleist, Heinrich von(Encyclopedia)Kleist, Heinrich von hn´rkh fn klst [key], 1777–1811, German dramatic poet. He is one of the most evocative and disturbing of the German Romantic writers. Kleist served (1792–99) in the P...
Sybel, Heinrich von(Encyclopedia)Sybel, Heinrich von hn´rkh fn z´bl [key], 1817–95, German historian. He studied under Ranke at the Univ. of Berlin, but later abandoned the Rankean striving for objective history; he beg...
Treitschke, Heinrich von(Encyclopedia)Treitschke, Heinrich von hn´rkh fn trch´k [key], 1834–96, German historian. A fervid partisan of Prussia, he left Baden at the outbreak of the Austro-Prussian War (1866) and became profe...
Frankfurt an der Oder(Encyclopedia)Frankfurt an der Oder frängk´foort än dr ´dr [key], city (1994 pop. 83,850), Brandenburg, E Germany, a port on the Oder River, at the Polish border. It is an industrial center, agricultura...
Brüning, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Brüning, Heinrich hn´rkh brün´ng [key], 1885–1970, German chancellor. Elected to the Reichstag in 1924, he was a leader of the Catholic Center party and a fiscal expert. In 1930 he was app...
Bellegarde, Heinrich, Count von(Encyclopedia)Bellegarde, Heinrich, Count von hn´rkh, fn blgärd´ [key], 1756–1845, Austrian soldier and statesman. He fought against the French in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in German...
Brühl, Heinrich, Graf von(Encyclopedia)Brühl, Heinrich, Graf von hn´rkh gräf´ fn brül [key], 1700–1763, Saxon statesman. He was adviser to Augustus II, king of Poland and elector of Saxony, and gained control of both governmen...
Dannecker, Johann Heinrich von(Encyclopedia)Dannecker, Johann Heinrich von y´hän hn´rkh fn dän´kr [key], 1758–1841, German sculptor. He studied with Pajou in Paris and with Canova in Rome. His art shows a revival of classical...
Gagern, Heinrich, Freiherr von(Encyclopedia)Gagern, Heinrich, Freiherr von hn´rkh fr´hr fn gä´grn [key], 1799–1880, German statesman. A Hessian parliamentary leader and leading advocate of German unity, he became (1848) presid...
Görtz, Georg Heinrich von(Encyclopedia)Görtz, Georg Heinrich von g´ôrk hn´rkh fn görts [key], 1668–1719, Swedish diplomat and financial expert, a German. While in the service of rederick V, duke of Holstein-Gottorp, he help...
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