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For some German names beginning thus, see under the proper name; e.g., for Otto von Bismarck, see Bismarck, Otto vonBismarck, Otto von
, 1815–98, German statesman, known as the Iron Chancellor. Early Life and Career

Born of an old Brandenburg Junker family, he studied at Göttingen and Berlin, and after holding minor judicial and administrative offices he was elected
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(Voice On the Net, Video On the Net) A trade show sponsored by pulver.com, Melville, NY (www.pulver.com) that covers the transport of voice and video over the Internet. Conceived by Jeff Pulver, a specialist in the Internet and IP telephony fields, the first VON conference was held in San Francisco in 1997. Pulver also produces The Pulver Report, an e-mail newsletter covering the industry.
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To Clotilde Lothman von Saxe-Meningen, second daughter of the King of Scandinavia.
When at last the Graf von Winterfold left Bert Smallways, he left him in an extremely deflated condition, with all his little story told.
There is only one place you can go," von Schoenvorts sent word to me, "and that is Kiel.
They had served their purpose too in deceiving von Horn who was now half convinced that Professor Maxon must have divulged more of their plans to his daughter than he had led the medical man to believe.
Sheldon wondered secretly who Von was, and he speculated as to whether it was Von who two years previously had led her to believe that nothing remained for her but matrimony.
Hermann von Schmidt," Martin answered cheerfully, "I've a good mind to come over and punch that Dutch nose of yours.
He saw Baron Friedrich von Schoenvorts and six of his men--all armed--while marching in a little knot among them were Olson, Brady, Sinclair, Wilson, and Whitely.
The Baron Von Koeldwethout, of Grogzwig in Germany, was as likely a young baron as you would wish to see.
In Europe, the most southern glacier which comes down to the sea is met with, according to Von Buch, on the coast of Norway, in lat.
Those who can read German will find an excellent guide, in this respect, in Frau Foerster-Nietzsche's exhaustive and highly interesting biography of her brother: "Das Leben Friedrich Nietzsche's" (published by Naumann); while the works of Deussen, Raoul Richter, and Baroness Isabelle von Unger- Sternberg, will be found to throw useful and necessary light upon many questions which it would be difficult for a sister to touch upon.
Herr Captain Wilhelm von Heumann, if you look in the list.
The German attache, whose name was Baron von Opperman, did not speak until the champagne was served, when he threw a bombshell into the midst of the little party.