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Barack Obama has his roots in Switzerland

Hans Gutknecht A, before the 318 Was born in Ried years in Kerzers, is an ancestor of Barack Obama. Now make the farming village of the U.S. president an honorary citizen. The complete article from the 11.7.2010 can be read at www.nzz.ch © Markus Haefliger Gutknecht's name in the address of the wine merchant, Sparkling wine makers in Germany and Weinkomissionäre, Austria-Hungary and Switzerland, on page 174



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Paul von Hindenburg came from an old East Prussian nobility paternal, the family of Hindenburg. He was 1847 son of the Prussian officer and landowner Robert Hans Ludwig von Hindenburg and Beneckendorff (1816–1902) and his wife Louise bourgeois Schwickart (1825–1893) born. Be eleven years younger brother, Bernhard von Hindenburg wrote 1915 The first biography of Field Marshal. August von Mackensen was the son of the steward Louis Mackensen (1817–1890) and Marie Rink (1824–1916) Born in the then Prussian province of Saxony. Without ever having visited the Military Academy, was[...]