Kurt von Schleicher (7 April 1882 – 30 June 1934) was a German general and the last Chancellor of Germany during the era of the Weimar Republic. Seventeen months after his resignation, he was assassinated during the "Night of the Long Knives".
If we "are to learn anything from the unbelievable failure of Mitt #Romney’s 2012 campaign, it should be that “presidential” and “nice” don’t go together. Isn’t it strange that elections follow the same rules as dating? Nice guys finish last." ~ #MIlo Kurt von Schleicher Twitter.com/kurtwvs
circa 1932: German soldier and politician General Kurt Von Schleicher (1882-1934) walking his dogs. The Chief of Staff of the Germany Army in the first world war, he and his wife were executed by the Nazis on trumped up charges of treason. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)