Carl Schurz Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCarl Schurz
Born: March 2, 1829
Died: May 14, 1906 (age 77)
Bio: Carl Christian Schurz was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the American Civil War. He was also an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and orator, who in 1869 became the first German-born American elected to the United States Senate.