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. The civilians thought in terms of changing the regime's behavior while the military men were more concerned with breaking its will. Gillespie, p. 70. While O' Brien insists it is not his job or his place to discuss the politics of the Vietnam War, he does occasionally pass commentary. Speaking years later about his upbringing and the war, O'Brien called his hometown "a town that congratulates itself, day after day, on its own ignorance of the world: a town that got


and Director of the Prussian State Theatre under the Third Reich, Gustav Gründgens. They were married from 1936-1946. Speaking years after the marriage had ended Hoppe stated, "He was my love, but never my great love, that was work." Obituary: Marianne Hoppe, The Independent (London), October 29, 2002 One of the characters in the film Mephisto (Mephisto (novel)) is based on her. Another is based on Gründgens. Hoppe made no secret of her contacts with the Nazi elite in the 1930s and 40's, including being invited to dinner by Hitler. Obituary, New York Times, November 2, 2002 Her role in Der Schimmelreiter (The Rider of the White Horse, 1933) made her famous almost overnight, while her "Aryan" face made her a darling of the Nazi elite. Later Hoppe would label this period of her life as "the black page in my golden book". birth_date 1935 birth_place Berlin, Germany birthname '''Karl Theodor Paschke''' is a former Under Secretary General for the United Nations. He was born in Berlin in 1935. He studied jurisprudence in Bonn and Munich before working for the Foreign Office. From 1994 to 1999, he served as head of the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services. Among other things, he also teaches seminars on the U.N. at the Erfurt School of Public Policy (University of Erfurt#1994—today). DATE OF BIRTH 1935 PLACE OF BIRTH Berlin, Germany DATE OF DEATH He was born in Berlin, and was educated at the University of Berlin. He subsequently studied mining in Bochum and Essen, and was in 1820 placed in the mining department of the Prussian state, serving on the staff until 1864. Dechen was a professor at the University of Berlin from 1834-41, after which he became director of the Prussian mining department while stationed at Bonn. thumb 320px A line of the Sonnets on the preserved walls of Moabit prison (File:Von-allem-leid panorama w3795.jpg) Incarcerated in Berlin-Moabit prison, he wrote his "Moabit Sonnets," published in 1946. Albrecht Haushofer and other inmates like Klaus Bonhoeffer and Rüdiger Schleicher were shot in the neck by ''SS (Schutzstaffel)'' troopers on nearby Invalidenstraße in the night of 22 23 April 1945, as Red Army troops entered Berlin. His body was discovered by his brother Heinz on 12 May 1945. Originally from Philadelphia, Kurt Rosenwinkel currently resides in Berlin, Germany raising his two sons Silas and Ezra and serving as professor of jazz guitar at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler. The tower is an important tourist destination offering a panorama of Berlin, Spandau, the Havel Valley, Potsdam, Nauen and Hennigsdorf. Louis Ferdinand was educated in Berlin and deviated from his family's tradition by not pursuing a military career. Instead, he travelled extensively and settled for some time in Detroit (Detroit, Michigan), where he befriended Henry Ford and became acquainted with Franklin Delano Roosevelt, among others. He held a great interest in engineering. Recalled from the United States upon his brother's renunciation of the throne, he got involved in the German aviation industry, but was barred by Hitler from taking any active part in German military activities. Gyula Kőnig was highly gifted literarily and mathematically. He studied medicine in Vienna and, from 1868 on, in Heidelberg. After having worked, instructed by Hermann von Helmholtz, on electrical stimulation of nerves, he switched to mathematics and obtained his doctorate under the supervision of Leo Königsberger, a very famous mathematician at that time. His thesis ''Zur Theorie der Modulargleichungen der elliptischen Functionen'' covers 24 pages. As a post-doc he completed his mathematical studies in Berlin attending lessons by Leopold Kronecker and Karl Weierstraß. He then returned to Budapest where he was appointed as a dozent at the University in 1871. He became a professor at the Teacher's College in Budapest in 1873 and, in the following year, was appointed professor at the Technical University of Budapest. He remained with the university for the rest of his life. He was on three occasions Dean of the Engineering Faculty and also on three occasions was Rector of the University. In 1889 he was elected a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In 1905 he retired but continued to give lessons on topics of his interest. His son Dénes (Dénes König) also became a distinguished mathematician. Early life He was born in Mahiliou, then part of Imperial Russia, now in Belarus, and was raised in nearby Vitsebsk. At 19 he left home, originally intending to study medicine in Vienna, Austria, but a visit to I.L. Peretz in Warsaw (then also under Russian control, now the capital of Poland) convinced him to pursue a literary career instead. He briefly began studies in Vienna (where he also wrote his first significant short story, "Der Groisser Menshenfreint" ("The Great Philanthropist"), but soon returned to Warsaw, where he established a strong reputation as a writer and as an advocate of Labor Zionism, before moving to Berlin, Germany in 1896 and to New York City in 1899. Chronology *'''1889''' - Permanent military attaches sent to London, Berlin, Paris, Vienna, and St. Petersburg (Saint Petersburg). (By 1896, military attaches were serving also in Rome, Madrid, and Brussels.) *'''1918''' - 24 military attaches accredited to 28 capitals and 15 naval attaches to 18 capitals. In 1782, at Frederick the Great's invitation, he went to Berlin, where he remained for many years, in the course of which he published his ''Vie et régne de Frédéric II'' (Berlin, 1788) and ''La Prusse littéraire sous Frédéric II'' (3 vols., Berlin, 1790–1791). His ''Delle revoluzioni della Germania'' was published at Florence in 1804, in which year he went to Paris as the imperial librarian, on the invitation of Napoleon. At Paris he published in 1805 his ''Tableau de la Haute Italie, et des Alpes qui lentourent''. He died there in 1813. Numerous pioneering flights were undertaken with the BMW 132. The most impressive was the first direct flight from Berlin to New York in a Fw 200 S-1 Condor (Focke-Wulf Fw 200) equipped with four BMW 132 engines. It covered the distance to New York in 24 hours and 57 minutes on 10 August 1938. March 24 commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). At the time of Koch's announcement in Berlin, TB was raging through Europe and the Americas, causing the death of one out of every seven people. Koch's discovery opened the way toward diagnosing and curing tuberculosis. Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

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