Definition of Hindenburg, Paul von in English:

Hindenburg, Paul von

Pronunciation: /ˈhɪndənˌbəːɡ//German ˈhɪndnˌbʊrk/

proper noun

  • (1847–1934), German Field Marshal and statesman, president of the Weimar Republic 1925–34; full name Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg. Elected president in 1925 and re-elected in 1932, he reluctantly appointed Hitler as Chancellor in 1933.


Hindenburg, Paul von

/ˈhɪndənˌbəːɡ//German ˈhɪndnˌbʊrk/