Germain Franz Metternich (* 5 April 1811 in Mainz; † 13 May 1862 on Tybee Island, Georgia) was the son of Mathias Metternich, one of the leading Mainz Jacobins. Metternich pursued a military career initially, but became involved with the German democratic movement in the southern states of the German Confederation from the beginning of the 1830s onward. He participated in the Hambacher Fest and later in the campaigns of the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states. In 1850 he immigrated to the United States as part of a larger wave of politically active Forty-Eighters, following the defeat of that movement in continental Europe, and remained politically active in his new, democratic homeland. Because of this background, he was particularly concerned with the struggle for of human rights an

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  • Germain Metternich wurde 1811 im damals französischen Mayence im Département du Mont-Tonnerre geboren. Sein Vater, Mathias Metternich, war einer der führenden Klubisten der Jahre 1792/1793 in Mainz gewesen. Metternich schlug 1828 die militärische Laufbahn ein und trat der Artillerie in der Armee des Großherzogtums Hessen bei. Später soll er in das Hessische vierte Infanterieregiment nach Offenbach gewechselt und dort bis 1832 den Rang eines Leutnants erreicht haben. Nach anderen Quellen quittiert Metternich als Leutnant der Großherzoglichen Dragoner seinen Dienst. (de)
  • Germain Franz Metternich (* 5 April 1811 in Mainz; † 13 May 1862 on Tybee Island, Georgia) was the son of Mathias Metternich, one of the leading Mainz Jacobins. Metternich pursued a military career initially, but became involved with the German democratic movement in the southern states of the German Confederation from the beginning of the 1830s onward. He participated in the Hambacher Fest and later in the campaigns of the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states. In 1850 he immigrated to the United States as part of a larger wave of politically active Forty-Eighters, following the defeat of that movement in continental Europe, and remained politically active in his new, democratic homeland. Because of this background, he was particularly concerned with the struggle for of human rights and became involved with both the socialist and the abolitionist movements. At the beginning of the American Civil War he joined the Union Army. He was killed in 1862 by a drunken fellow soldier. (en)
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  • 1862-5-13
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  • Germain Metternich wurde 1811 im damals französischen Mayence im Département du Mont-Tonnerre geboren. Sein Vater, Mathias Metternich, war einer der führenden Klubisten der Jahre 1792/1793 in Mainz gewesen. Metternich schlug 1828 die militärische Laufbahn ein und trat der Artillerie in der Armee des Großherzogtums Hessen bei. Später soll er in das Hessische vierte Infanterieregiment nach Offenbach gewechselt und dort bis 1832 den Rang eines Leutnants erreicht haben. Nach anderen Quellen quittiert Metternich als Leutnant der Großherzoglichen Dragoner seinen Dienst. (de)
  • Germain Franz Metternich (* 5 April 1811 in Mainz; † 13 May 1862 on Tybee Island, Georgia) was the son of Mathias Metternich, one of the leading Mainz Jacobins. Metternich pursued a military career initially, but became involved with the German democratic movement in the southern states of the German Confederation from the beginning of the 1830s onward. He participated in the Hambacher Fest and later in the campaigns of the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states. In 1850 he immigrated to the United States as part of a larger wave of politically active Forty-Eighters, following the defeat of that movement in continental Europe, and remained politically active in his new, democratic homeland. Because of this background, he was particularly concerned with the struggle for of human rights an (en)
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