Conservative Revolutionary movement
The Conservative Revolutionary movement was a German national conservative movement, prominent in the years following the First World War. The Conservative Revolutionary school of thought advocated a ...
West Germany
West Germany (German: Westdeutschland) is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland or BRD) in the period between its crea...
Hermann Göring
Hermann Wilhelm Göring (or Goering; [ˈɡøːʁɪŋ]; 12 January 1893 – 15 October 1946) was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP). A veteran of World War I ...
Stefan George
Stefan Anton George ([ˈʃtɛfan ˈantoːn ɡeˈɔʁɡə]; 12 July 1868 – 4 December 1933) was a German poet, editor, and translator.
George was born in 1868 in Büdesheim, today part of Bingen...
Mierscheid law
The Mierscheid law is a satirical forecast hypothesis, published in the German magazine Vorwärts on 14 July 1983 and attributed to the fictitious politician Jakob Maria Mierscheid. It forecasts the So...
Hermann Esser
Hermann Esser (29 July 1900 – 7 February 1981) was a very early member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP). A journalist, Esser was the editor of the Nazi paper, Völkischer Beobachter, and a Nazi member of the...
History of West Germany
West Germany (German: Westdeutschland) is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland or BRD) in the period between its crea...
Walther Funk
Walther Funk (18 August 1890 – 31 May 1960) was an economist and prominent Nazi official who served as Reich Minister for Economic Affairs from 1938 to 1945 and was tried and convicted as a major...
Hans Zehrer
Hans Zehrer (pseud. Hans Thomas, June 22, 1899 – August 23, 1966) was a German journalist. He edited a leading right-wing journal, Die Tat, and founded the Tat Circle.
Zehrer was born in Be...
Uprising of 1953 in East Germany
The Uprising of 1953 in East Germany started with a strike by East Berlin construction workers on 16 June 1953. It turned into a widespread uprising against the German Democratic Republic government t...
Economy of West Germany
Germany before 1800 was heavily rural, with some urban trade centers. In the 19th century it began a stage of rapid economic growth and modernization, led by heavy industry. By 1900 it had the larges...
Wilhelm Keitel
Wilhelm Bodewin Johann Gustav Keitel (22 September 1882 – 16 October 1946) was a German field marshal who served as chief of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (Supreme High Command of the German Armed Fo...
Preussentum und Sozialismus
Preußentum und Sozialismus (English: Prussiandom and Socialism, or Prussianism and Socialism) is a book by Oswald Spengler published in 1919 that addressed the connection of the Prussian character wit...
Joseph Goebbels
Paul Joseph Goebbels (/ˈɡɜrbəlz/; [ˈɡœbəls]; 29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. As one of Adolf Hitler's clo...
Willy Brandt
Willy Brandt ([ˈvɪli ˈbʁant]; born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm; 18 December 1913 – 8 October 1992) was a German statesman and politician, leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 1964 ...
Anti-Komintern
Anti-Comintern was a special agency within the Propaganda Ministry under Joseph Goebbels in Nazi Germany charged with administering anti-Soviet propaganda campaign in the mid-nineteen thirties. One of...
Ernst von Salomon
Ernst von Salomon (September 25, 1902 – August 9, 1972) was a German writer and Freikorps member.
He was born in Kiel, in the Prussian province of Schleswig-Holstein, the son of a criminal investi...
Arthur Moeller van den Bruck
Arthur Moeller van den Bruck (April 23, 1876 – May 30, 1925) was a German cultural historian and writer, best known for his controversial 1923 book Das Dritte Reich (The Third Reich), which prom...
Hallstein Doctrine
The Hallstein Doctrine, named after Walter Hallstein, was a key doctrine in the foreign policy of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) after 1955. As usually presented, it prescribed that th...
Friedrich Georg Jünger
Friedrich Georg Jünger (1 September 1898, Hannover — 20 July 1977, Überlingen) was a German poet, author, and cultural critic essayist. The younger brother of Ernst Jünger, he volunteered for militar...
Martin Bormann
Martin Bormann (17 June 1900 – 2 May 1945) was a prominent official in Nazi Germany as head of the Parteikanzlei (Nazi Party Chancellery). He gained immense power within the Third Reich by using ...