Carl Schurz

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English: Carl Schurz was a German revolutionist in 1848 and an American general, statesman, journalist and reformer. He was the first German-American to become a member of the U.S. Senate.
Deutsch: Carl Schurz, manchmal auch Karl Schurz, (* 2. März 1829 in Erftstadt-Liblar; † 14. Mai 1906 in New York) war ein deutscher Revolutionär der Märzrevolution in den Staaten des Deutschen Bundes, hier insbesondere der badischen Revolution von 1848/1849, und im politischen Exil in den USA als einer der so genannten Forty-Eighters US-amerikanischer General, Publicist und Staatsmann. Er war der erste Deutsch-Amerikaner, der Mitglied des amerikanischen Senates wurde.
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A Selection of Harper's Weekly cartoons[edit]

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Images from Reminiscences[4][edit]

Images from Sketch of Carl Schurz's Political Career, 1869-1906[5][edit]

Images from Life of Henry Clay[6][edit]


  1. Except as noted.
  2. Cartoon by T.C.H.
  3. From the papers of Carl Schurz in the Library of Congress
  4. Carl Schurz, Reminiscences, 3 vols., New York: McClure Publ. Co., 1907. Portions were serialized in McClure's Magazine. It appeared in a German edition published by Georg Reimer in Berlin. Portions of the first volume of the German edition were extracted for a German reader published by Allyn and Bacon of Norwood, Massachusetts, in 1913. The images presented in the gallery are arranged in chronological order. In a later edition of volume 1 (London: J. Murray, 1909), the Ferraris portrait of Schurz appeared as the frontispiece instead of the 1906 photograph, and a photograph of Schloss Gracht was added.
  5. By Frederic Bancroft and William A. Dunning. Bancroft and Dunning's work was written as a supplement to Volume III of Carl Schurz's Reminiscences.
  6. Carl Schurz, Life of Henry Clay, 2 vols., Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American Statesmen series), 1896 and 1899.