What happened in Germany in the 1910s?
This huge expansion of industry led to significant demographic changes. By 1910 60% of Germans lived in towns and cities. The population of Berlin doubled between 1875 and 1910 and other cities like Munich, Essen and Kiel grew rapidly. By 1910 there were 48 German towns with populations over 100,000.
Who led the Germans?
(Image: National Archives and Records Administration, 242-HAP-1928(46).) Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany in 1933 following a series of electoral victories by the Nazi Party. He ruled absolutely until his death by suicide in April 1945.
Who ruled Germany in 1908?
Wilhelm II, German Emperor
|Father||Frederick III, German Emperor|
|Mother||Victoria, Princess Royal|
|Religion||Lutheranism (Prussian United)|
What major events happened in Germany?
The Weimar Republic (1919-1933)
- 1919 – Weimar Established.
- 1920 – Berlin Kapp Putsch.
- 1920 – Founding of the Nazi Party.
- 1920 – Otto Braun, Prussian Prime Minister.
- 1920 – Paul Whitman Band Brings American Jazz to Germany.
- 1921 – Cabinet of Dr. …
- 1922 – Founding of Hitler Youth.
Who played the leading role in the unification of Germany?
In the 1860s, Otto von Bismarck, then Minister President of Prussia, provoked three short, decisive wars against Denmark, Austria, and France, aligning the smaller German states behind Prussia in its defeat of France. In 1871 he unified Germany into a nation-state, forming the German Empire.
Who was ruler of Germany?
6. Fhrer. 7. Named Chancellor by President von Hindenburg in 1933.
Rulers of Germany and Prussia.
|Paul von Hindenburg 5||1847||1925?1934|
|Adolf Hitler 6,7||1889||1934?1945|
|Karl Doenitz 6||1891||1945?1945|