Neurath, Konstantin, Freiherr von
Born: Feb 02, 1873 AD
Died: 1956 AD, at 83 years of age.
1873 - Born on the 2nd of February in Wurttemberg, Germany.
1892 - He studied Law in Tubinqen and in Berlin.
1901 - He joined the Civil Service and worked for the Foreign Office in Berlin.
1903 - He was assigned to the Embassy in London as Vice-Consul.
1914 - He was sent to the embassy in Constantinople.
1916 - He served as an officer with an Infantry regiment.
1919 - He returned to diplomacy, being assigned to the embassy in Copenhagen as Minister.
1929 - He was considered for a post in the new Cabinet.
1932 - He was recalled to Germany and became Minister of Foreign Affairs.
1933 - He was involved in the German withdrawal from the League of Nations.
1937 - He was awarded a honorary rank of of Obergruppenfuhrer in the S.S. (Schutzstaffel).
1939 - He instituted German laws controlling the press and abolished political parties and trade unions.
1941 - He attempted to resign but it was not accepted .
1956 - He died on the 14th of August in Enzweihingen.
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