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Carl Schurz
  • Name: Carl Schurz
  • Born: 03/02/1829
  • Died: 05/14/1906 (77 years old)

Carl Christian Schurz (German: [ʃʊɐ̯ts]; March 2, 1829 – May 14, 1906) was a German revolutionary and an American statesman, journalist, and reformer. He emigrated to the United States after the German revolutions of 1848–49 and became a prominent member of the new Republican Party. After serving as a Union general in the American Civil War, he helped found the short-lived Liberal Republican Party and became a prominent advocate of civil service reform. Schurz represented Missouri in the United States Senate and was the 13th United States Secretary of the Interior.

Birth Name: Carl Christian Schurz

Alias: Carl Christian Schurz

Birth Place: Liblar, Kingdom of Prussia, German Confederation (now Erftstadt)

Death Place: New York City, U.S.

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