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German Empire ~ Grunge Flag (1871 - 1918) by Undevicesimus German Empire ~ Grunge Flag (1871 - 1918) by Undevicesimus
The German Empire (German: Deutsches Reich) emerged from the Prussian victory in the Franco-Prussian War (1870 − 1871) and the subsequent proclamation of a united German state (excluding the Austrians) under Prussian leadership. The empire rapidly rose to the status of a great power: by 1913, it boasted one of the most urbanised societies in the world, one of the strongest and most innovative industrial bases, one of the largest armies and navies and key accomplishments in the fields of industry, technology and science. The empire nevertheless collapsed in World War I and was turned into a republic by the victorious Allies. On top of defeat and the dissolution of their empire, the 1919 Treaty of Versailles blamed the war responsibility on the Germans and imposed severe territorial concessions and reparation payments.

The flag of the German Empire was a horizontal tricolour of black-white-red, combining the red-white colours of the medieval Hanseatic League with the black-white of Prussia. The design had already been used by the Prussian-led North German Confederation (1867 – 1871) before being officially adopted as flag of the German Empire in 1892.

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RevealedFromtheVoy Featured By Owner Edited 22 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Pourquoi tu ne précises pas qu'il est appelé aussi "Deuxième Reich" ?
Oh, et sinon c'est un très beau drapeau à l'histoire fascinante :D
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Undevicesimus Featured By Owner 22 hours ago   Artist
C'est pas vraiment nécessaire, je pense. "1ière/2ième/3ième Reich"... Ces termes ont été inventés après 1918.
Oui d'accord, c'est un beau drapeau ^^
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RevealedFromtheVoy Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, vraiment ? Hm je vois.
Sinon as-tu des drapeaux des ordres teuthon et autres, qui justement précédèrent l’Empire allemand ?
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aelmer6 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
So pretty! I love the German flag and this just looks amazing ^.^
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Undevicesimus Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015   Artist
Yes it's an epic flag ^^
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Raswald Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  New member Hobbyist Writer
Really neat. :)
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Undevicesimus Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015   Artist
Thanks :)
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Rewjik Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
the true flag of germany!
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Schwarz Weiß Rot bis in den Tod^^
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Undevicesimus Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013   Artist
:XD: As long as it's the Hansa & Prussia, then sure :)
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course ;)
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Undevicesimus Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013   Artist
That Bismarck-themed Polandball wallpaper is still in my plans, btw :)
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That will bring you  a new watcher^^
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Undevicesimus Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013   Artist
Haha alright I'll make one with an 'Imperial-Germany-ball' soon :)
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