Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire by James Wycliffe Headlam

Produced by Paul Murray, Jayam Subramanian and PG Distributed Proofreaders FACTA DUCIS VIVENT OPEROGAQUE GLORIA RERUM.–OVID, IN LIVIAM 185 THE HERO’S DEEDS AND HARD-WON FAME SHALL LIVE. BISMARCK AND THE FOUNDATION OF THE GERMAN EMPIRE BY JAMES WYCLIFFE HEADLAM COPYRIGHT, 1899 PREFACE. The greater portion of the following pages were completed before the death of