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Bismarck is a German family name. Bismark is an incorrect spelling.

Otto von Bismarck

The name Bismarck is usually associated with the famous Otto von Bismarck, a German statesman of the 19th century.


Battlecruiser class

  • Fürst Bismarck, a Mackensen class battlecruiser of the German navy, still under construction at the time of the 1918 Armistice and never completed.


The Bismarck was a battleship of the German navy during WWII

  • The Bismarck Chase
  • Sink the Bismarck!, a 1960 movie about the sinking of the Bismarck
    • Sink the Bismarck, a 1960 Johnny Horton song inspired by the movie
  • Expedition: Bismarck, a 2002 documentary about the battleship Bismarck.

Ocean liners

  • The SS Bismarck of 1914 became the RMS Majestic as a part of World War I war reparations.



Buildings and Structures

  • "Bismarck towers"
    • Bismarck Tower Stettin

Other people named Bismarck

  • Herebord von Bismarck, the first verifiable holder of the name (from the 13th century)
  • Ludolf August von Bismarck (1683-1750), a Russian General
  • Levin Friedrich von Bismarck (1703-1774), a Prussian Attorney General
  • August Wilhelm von Bismarck (1750-1783), a Prussian Finance Minister
  • Friedrich Alexander Graf von Bismarck-Bohlen (1818-1894), a Prussian General
  • Herbert von Bismarck (1849-1904), Secretary of State, son of Otto von Bismarck
  • Gottfried von Bismarck (1881-1928)
  • Bernhard von Bismarck
  • Otto Fürst von Bismarck (1815-1898), a highly influential German politician of the 19th century. Prime Minister of Prussia, and Chancellor of the Second German Reich.
  • Gottfried Graf von Bismarck-Schönhausen (1901-1949), a Nazi parliamentary representative, grandson of Otto von Bismarck
  • Count Gottfried von Bismarck (1962-2007) son of Prince Ferdinand von Bismarck, great-great-grandson of the famous Otto von Bismarck
  • Philipp von Bismarck (b. 1913), a German politician of the CDU party
  • Prince Ferdinand von Bismarck
  • Klaus von Bismarck, 1961-1976, and administrator of a German radio station
  • Gunilla von Bismarck (b. 1949), great-granddaughter of Otto von Bismarck, a German philanthropist
  • Carl-Eduard von Bismarck (b. 1961), great-great-grandson of Otto von Bismarck, a German politician
  • Aurel von Bismarck, a musician and composer
  • Stephanie zu Guttenberg, (b. 1976) great-great-granddaughter of Otto von Bismarck.



  • Sei Jūshi Bismarck, a Japanese anime series released by Studio Pierrot in 1984.

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