Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Fact of the Day: Bismarck Care

While German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck is historically considered an independent conservative, he ironically implemented the world's first major social-welfare programs. Including the early beginnings of Germany's universal healthcare system.  

16 comments:

Kay said...

No kidding? That's very interesting, Adam.

Cloudia said...

All those years ago!

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Bob Bushell said...

Well done Bismarck. Even he made a good thing!

Tatiana said...

Bismarck is great person!

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Sammie said...

Bismarck did a great job there :)

Anonymous said...

This takes me back to my history A'Level, we learnt all about Bismarck and the unification of Germany.

Karen Baldwin said...

Trying to remember when Bismarck did this.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That was a great thing to implement!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Kudos to Mr. Bismarck!

Christine said...

Good man!

Unknown said...

Big and amazing Man!

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Pilar Domínguez said...

Really? I always had a different view of him. Kisses:)

DeniseinVA said...

What an interesting person!

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DEZMOND said...

Germany has great systems

Theresa Mahoney said...

Sounds like an amazing man! Wish he was still around today so maybe the US could borrow him to fix our broken systems.