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Schmidt

 (shmĭt), Helmut 1918-2015.
German politician who served as West German minister of defense (1969-1972), minister of finance (1972-1974), and chancellor (1974-1982).

Schmidt

, Michael Jack Known as "Mike." Born 1949.
American baseball player. In 18 seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies (1972-1989), Schmidt hit 548 home runs and was the National League's most valuable player three times (1980, 1981, and 1986).
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Schmidt

(ʃmɪt)
n
(Biography) Helmut (Heinrich Waldemar) (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1918, German Social Democrat statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1974–82)
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References in classic literature ?
He had a smattering of every tongue that is spoken upon the seas, and more than a few times had he sailed on English ships, so that he understood fairly well all that had passed between Schneider and Schmidt since he had stumbled upon them.
One was Schneider, mate of the Kincaid, and the other was a seaman named Schmidt.
"I am very glad you have brought good news, though Schmidt's death is a heavy price to pay for the victory.
Prince Andrew during the battle had been in attendance on the Austrian General Schmidt, who was killed in the action.
Julius Schmidt pretends that, if the terrestrial oceans were dried up, a Selenite observer could not distinguish on the globe a greater diversity of shades between the oceans and the continental plains than those on the moon present to a terrestrial observer.
We must, however, allow that Michel Ardan had "an idea," and that, without knowing it, he coincided in that respect with Julius Schmidt.
Wharton, 1883, 1885; Uberweg, 1870, 1875; with German translation, Susemihl, 1874; Schmidt, 1875; Christ, 1878; I.
Then he went again; and gave the name of "Johann Schmidt," and a third time, and give the name of "Serge Reminitsky." Halloran had quite a list of imaginary workingmen, and Jurgis got an envelope for each one.
Butler, Hermann von Schmidt cheek by jowl with Charley Hapgood, and one by one and in pairs he judged them and dismissed them - judged them by the standards of intellect and morality he had learned from the books.
On her next visit she brought Hermann von Schmidt along with her.
My father, thinking this merely a sample of my usual "poetic nonsense," objected that I should only do myself harm by walking in the heat; but when I persisted, he said angrily that I might follow my own absurd devices, but that Schmidt (our courier) must go with me.
Hans Schmidt, young neighbor, full of sentiment, full of poetry, loves Gretchen, Gretchen loves him.