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Bismarck, Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Known as "the Iron Chancellor." 1815-1898.
Creator and first chancellor of the German Empire (1871-1890). Instrumental in victory over Austria (1866) and the creation of the North German Confederation (1867), he instituted during his chancellorship sweeping social reforms by which he sought to stop the advance of German socialism.
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|Adj.||1.||Bismarckian - of or relating to Prince Otto von Bismarck or his accomplishments|
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