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Hin·den·burg(hĭn′dən-bûrg′, -bo͝ork′), Paul von 1847-1934.
German field marshal and politician who as president of the Weimar Republic (1925-1934) appointed Adolf Hitler as chancellor (1933).
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(Placename) the German name for Zabrze
Hindenburg(ˈhɪndənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈhɪndənbʊrk)
(Biography) Paul von Beneckendorff und von (paul fɔn ˈbɛnəkəndɔrf ʊnt fɔn). 1847–1934, German field marshal and statesman; president (1925–34). During World War I he directed German strategy together with Ludendorff (1916–18)
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Paul von (Paul von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg), 1847–1934, German field marshal; 2nd president of Germany 1925–34.
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|Noun||1.||Hindenburg - German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)|
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