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Paul Von Hindenburg

Paul Von Hindenburg Biography

Politician


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).

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

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