Paul Von Hindenburg

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Birthday
2, 1847
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Aug 2, 1934 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1847
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Aug 2, 1934 (86)

About

The second president of Germany from 1925 to 1934 who most notably appointed Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of Germany in 1933.

Before Fame

He was given command of the Eighth Army during World War I after fighting in the Austro-Prussian War (1866) and the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871).

Trivia

His name was given to the famous zeppelin Hindenburg, which was destroyed by accidental fire in 1937.

Family Life

He is a direct descendant of Protestant leader Martin Luther.

Associated With

He signed the Enabling Act, which gave Adolf Hitler administrative powers, in March of 1933.