Germany under bismarck 1870 - 1890 this document was written by stephen tongei am most grateful to have his kind permission to include it on the web site. Otto von bismarck eventually it did get into the imperialistic race but under bismarck's rule germany maintained a solid foreign policy. Herr otto von bismarck's unique personality and image was a key factor in the unification of germany part one of a two part series.
Biography of bismarck otto von bismarck was the architect of a prussian consolidation that was also a form of german unification extensive germany under. Germany under bismarck the historical debate the view of bismarck over the years has changed and it is the historical debate surrounding our perception of him and his intentions that often shapes our interpretation of the german unification.
Germany became a modern, unified nation under the leadership of the “iron chancellor” otto von bismarck (1815-1898), who between 1862 and 1890 effectively ruled first prussia and then all of germany a master strategist, bismarck initiated decisive wars with denmark, austria and france to unite.