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In Vienna, disgraced former minister of finance Baron von Bruck commits suicide

Baron von Bruck
04/23/1860
Against the backdrop of Austria's financial insolvency, Emperor Franz Joseph had recently dismissed the once powerful Baron von Bruck from his post as finance minister.  Beset by scandal and legal entanglements, the sixty-one year old disgraced former minister committed suicide in Vienna by slashing his wrists.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Affairs in Germany," New York Times, June 2, 1860, p.9.

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