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Rathenau

Walther . 1867--1922, German industrialist and statesman: he organized the German war industries during World War I, became minister of reconstruction (1921) and of foreign affairs (1922), and was largely responsible for the treaty of Rapallo with Russia. His assassination by right-wing extremists caused a furore
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And I do so on behalf of the people of Jordan who, every day, through their words and actions, demonstrate the values that defined the life of Walther Rathenau.
This kind of redefinition went on in all the belligerent countries during and long after the war, and not only in the totalitarian regimes: every country had its Walther Rathenau, ready to leap into this role.
Fearful of losing World War I because of a shortage of strategic raw materials, the German government turned to Walter von Rathenau, a Jewish businessman, for a solution.
In June 1922, radicalized students from the left swung into action against Philip Lenard, the director of the University's Physics Institute, who ignored a state directive to fly the flag at half-mast in honor of the assassinated Walther Rathenau.
Werner von Siemens and Emil Rathenau were largely responsible for the electrification of Germany, including an extensive trolley system and overland power-transmission stations.
And it should not be forgotten that here was also the home of the German-Jewish patriot Walter Rathenau who was assassinated by right-wing fanatics in 1922.
Would there not be the need of a Jew like Walter Rathenau to pull a purely Aryan Germany out of economic recession?
Inflation became hyperinflation with the assassination of foreign minister Walther Rathenau in July 1922 by right-wing reactionaries.
18) Gepragt durch personliche Erfahrungen mit Volksmassen (Brand des Justizpalastes in Wien 1927), militanten Demonstranten, halbmilitarischen Organisationen und Terror (Ermordung des deutschen Aussenministers Walter Rathenau 1922), analysierte Canetti im Londoner Exil, in das er sich nach dem "Anschluss" Osterreichs an das Deutsche Reich (1938) begeben hatte, eine Vielzahl historischer Massenbewegungen.
Political assassinations became commonplace, from Center Party politician Matthias Erzberger to Jewish Foreign Minister Walter Rathenau to communist leaders Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemberg.
Business and political leaders such as Walter Rathenau promoted the idea,(14) and the institution has grown into one that many Germans have been proud of.
Kessler's political instincts are mostly sensible, and his political heroes--Walther Rathenau, Gustav Streseman--are those one hopes one would have favored oneself: sane and capable men struggling valiantly against rising forces of violence and madness.