Hindenburg Paul von
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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