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Fritz Fischer


1908   -   1999

country of citizenship: Germany
educated at: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Humboldt University of Berlin
occupation: historian of the modern age, historian, university teacher, engineer
award received: Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Fritz Fischer (5 March 1908 – 1 December 1999) was a German historian best known for his analysis of the causes of World War I. In the early 1960s Fischer advanced the controversial thesis that responsibility for the outbreak of the war rested solely on Imperial Germany. He has been described by The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing as the most important German historian of the 20th century.
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Fischer controversy

Diskussion unter Historikern

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War of Illusions

book by Fritz Fischer

author: Fritz Fischer


Germany's Aims in the First World War

book by German Historian Fritz Fischer

author: Fritz Fischer


From Kaiserreich to Third Reich

author: Fritz Fischer

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