w. rathenau

Rathenau

[raht-n-ou]
noun
Walther [vahl-tuhr] , 1867–1922, German industrialist, writer, and statesman.
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Rathenau (German ˈraːtənau)
 
n
Walther (ˈvaltər). 1867--1922, German industrialist and statesman: he organized the German war industries during World War I, became minister of reconstruction (1921) and of foreign affairs (1922), and was largely responsible for the treaty of Rapallo with Russia. His assassination by right-wing extremists caused a furore

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