The Hindenburg presidency

Paul von Hindenburg was a Prussian aristocrat who served as Germany’s commander-in-chief during World War I. He was elected as the Weimar Republic’s second president in 1925. The Hindenburg presidency lasted nine years. Hindenburg’s election proved controversial abroad, where it was seen as a regression to Prussian nationalism and authoritarianism. For the most part, however, … Continue reading The Hindenburg presidency