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Term: Deutschland

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Inhabited by Teutons, Celts, Slavs & Balts by 1st cen. BC; partially ruled by Romans, then Carolingians; often broken into various states based on ethnic Alemanni, Bavarians, Upper & Lower Franks, Thuringians & Frisians; expansion 19th to mid-20th cen.; official language is German, though Low German is still spoken in the rural North.

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American, born Germany, 1895 - 1941
American, born Germany, 1895 - 1983
German, born 1944
German, born 1960
British, born South Africa, 1957