Kurt von Schleicher

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Kurt von Schleicher
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23rd Chancellor o Germany
14th Chancellor o the Weimar Republic
In office
3 December 1932 – 28 Januar 1933
Preses Paul von Hindenburg
Deputy Vacant
Precedit bi Franz von Papen
Succeedit bi Adolf Hitler
Meenister Preses o Proushie
(Reichskomissar)
In office
3 December 1932 – 28 Januar 1933
Precedit bi Franz von Papen
Succeedit bi Franz von Papen
Reich Meenister o Defense
In office
1 Juin 1932 – 28 Januar 1933
Preses Paul von Hindenburg
Chancellor Franz von Papen (1932)
Himself (1932–1933)
Precedit bi Wilhelm Groener
Succeedit bi Ferdinand von Bredow
Personal details
Born Kurt Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann von Schleicher
7 Apryle 1882(1882-04-07)
Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg, German Empire
Dee'd 30 Juin 1934(1934-06-30) (aged 52)
Potsdam-Babelsberg, Brandenburg, Nazi Germany
Poleetical pairty None
Thrift Sodger (General)
Militar service
Allegiance  German Empire
 Weimar Republic
Service/branch Deutsches Heer
Reichswehr
Years o service 1900–1932
Rank General der Infanterie
Battles/wars First Warld War

Kurt Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann von Schleicher (About this sound listen ; 7 Aprile 1882 – 30 Juin 1934) wis a German general an the seicont tae last Chancellor o Germany during the era o the Weimar Republic. An important player in the German Airmy's efforts tae avoid the restrictions o the Treaty o Versailles, Schleicher rose tae power as a close advisor tae Preses Paul von Hindenburg. Seiventeen months efter his resignation, he wis assassinatit bi order o his successor, Adolf Hitler, in the Nicht o the Lang Knives.[1]

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  1. William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany, Simon & Schuster, 1960, p. 222