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Giessen: People from Giessen, University of Giessen, Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner, Main-Weser Railway, Wolfgang R Bsam, D

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Published August 20th 2011
ISBN : 9781233146345
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34 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: People from Giessen, University of Giessen, Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner, Main-Weser Railway,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: People from Giessen, University of Giessen, Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner, Main-Weser Railway, Wolfgang R bsam, Demis Nikolaidis, Walter Dornberger, Fritz Pfeffer, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Julian Theobald, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Wilhelm Liebknecht, Gie en, Marie Wittich, Monika Sch fer-Korting, Karl Vogt, University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Karl-Gottfried Nordmann, Hermann Otto Solms, VfB Gie en, Christoph Preu, Paul Follen, August Ludwig Follen, August von Clemm, Botanischer Garten Gie en, G nter W chtersh user, Hermann Welcker, Jean Lobstein, Hermann Wilbrand, Fritz Heichelheim, Ludwig Schwabe, Richard M nch, Karl von Bardeleben, Ernst Eckstein, Prince Robin of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Friedrich Noack, Gie en station, University hospital Giessen und Marburg. Excerpt: Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner KG, GCB, GCMG, PC (23 March 1854-13 May 1925) was a British statesman and colonial administrator who played an influential leadership role in the formulation of foreign and domestic policy between the mid-1890s and early 1920s. He was also the key British Empire figure in the events leading up to and following the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 and, while serving as High Commissioner, is additionally noted for mentoring a gathering of young members of the South African Civil Service, informally known as Milners Kindergarten who, in some cases, themselves became important figures in administering the British Empire. In the later part of his life, from December 1916 to November 1918, he was second only to Prime Minister David Lloyd George in the decision-making process guiding Britain through the crucial period leading to the end of World War I. Milners German ancestry dates to his paternal grandmother, married to an Englishman who settled in the Grand Duchy of Hesse ...