What is the origin of the Pour Le Merite award?
The "Blue Max" was established in 1740 by Frederick II of Prussia.
No, he was not.
The Blue Max.
Frederick II of Prussia in 1740.
In 1740 by Frederick II of Prussia.
Yes, in 1864.
Yes, as an Oberleutenant in 1917.
Yes, for his service at the age of 72.
Yes, he received his Blue Max in June of 1918.
Yes, he was one of the first aviators awarded the Blue Max.
Yes, for his service at Ligny and Waterloo.
Walther Schwieger won the Blue Max for that sinking.
Otto Liman von Sanders received the Blue Max with Oak Leaves in January of 1916 for services as the Commander of Ottoman forces at Gallipoli.
Yes, Karl August Nerger who commanded the Auxilary Cruiser SMS Wolf on the longest World War Cruise (451 Days).
Yes, Helmuth Graf von Moltje received the Blue Max in 1839, the Oak Leaves in 1871, the Grand Cross in 1879 and also received the Civil Order in 1874
How many holders of the pour le merite were killed on the western front in1917 and 18. Also their names?
687 Pour le Merites were awarded during WW1. Many of the winners were killed during the war. The link below has a list of the winners. In order to find out if they survived the war, you will need to search German archives for details. Listing all their names is beyond the scope of this site.
An Octagon ( for example a Stop sign) another example in a different usage is the Maltese or Iron Cross. All German radio tube test patterns are in the form of a Maltese Cross, whch has obvious nationalistic angles! Pour le Merite! ( For the Merit)
The cast of Pour le meilleur et pour le pire - 2006 includes: Patrick Goyette
The cast of Pour le meilleur et pour le pire - 1999 includes: Andrea Stefancikova as Bride (1999)
Pour le meilleur et pour le plaisir - 2005 TV is rated/received certificates of: France:-16
Pour le diner means "for dinner" in French.
An authentic ww1 era PLM can be anywhere from $22,000-$35,000, depending upon condition and whether there is strong provenance or not. The value of the medal is enhanced if- 1. there are supporting documents 2. photos and additional makers 3. rarer subtypes of the award (which were awarded earlier in the war). The vast majority of PLMs that are "available" are fakes or post war reproductions. The characteristics of authentic Wagner, Freidlander, and Godet PLMs… Read More
In WWI, Lothar von Arnauld de la Periere sank 194 ships, Max Valentiner sank 150 and Walther Forstman sank 146. All three Captains won the Pour le Merite. Two WWII Commander, Kretschmer and Luth each had 46 ships to their credit.
Claude Debussy wrote the Pour Le Piano Suite
The duration of Merci pour le chocolat is 1.65 hours.
Pour vous le miel means "for you the honey" in French.
tu le fais pour moi et je le fais pour toi
(c'est) bon pour le moment - it's OK for the moment
Patrick Girard has written: 'Pour le meilleur et pour le pire' 'Chirac'
Convergence pour le développement du Mali was created in 2008.
Je vais penser pour le jour entier: I will think all day long J'avais pensé pour le jour entier: I thought it was for all day long
j'aime ... pour le petit dÃ©jeuner means "I like ... for breakfast"
Thank you = merci for = pour (in this case) the = le (in this case) heart = coeur Thank you for the heart = Merci pour le coeur
Pour le moment il n'y en a pas = For the moment there aren't any
Toilettes pour le bal - 1971 is rated/received certificates of: Belgium:Tous
rendez vous sur démarrer-----------accessoires ---------outils système-----------table des caractère et choisissez le blanc pour le premier dossier, 2 blancs pour le deuxième, 3 pour le troisième ................etc
"vous êtes le meilleur pour moi" is "you are the best to me".
The cast of Toilettes pour le bal - 1971 includes: Luc Ponette
"pour le tout" means 'for the whole [of it]' in French. je vous en donne dix euros pour le tout : I'll give you ten euros for the whole.
'pour obtenir pour le savoir mieux'
Trois places pour le 26 - 1988 is rated/received certificates of: Sweden:Btl
Le ciel pour la terre - 1991 is rated/received certificates of: Belgium:Tous
Le train pour Venise - 1970 TV is rated/received certificates of: Belgium:Tous
The cast of Le bonheur est pour demain - 1961 includes: Jacques Higelin as Alain Jean Martinelli as Le Guen
"for the body"
"for the kid"
for the college/school.
Le petit negre...c'est pour moi le clarinet
"S'il vous plaît garder pour le récord" means "please keep to the record" in English.
tu apportes le gÃ¢teau pour la fÃªte > are you bringing / bring the cake for the party
"pour le chat trÃ¨s bien" (quite a bizarre sentence) translates literally as "for the cat very well"