Dieter Herbert Nuhr (born October 29, 1960 in Wesel) is a German cabaret artist, comedian, author and presenter. Life of Dieter Nuhr Until the age of four, Nuhr spent his childhood in Wesel and then moved with his family to Düsseldorf, where he later graduated from Leibniz-Gymnasium. Nuhr comes from
Hardly any duo is as well known in Germany as Joachim “Joko” Winterscheidt and Klaas Heufer-Umlauf. The ProSieben presenters score with humour and punchiness among their viewers – and are nams for a joke. But even serious topics, such as in her famous 15-minute video “Men’s Worlds”, are addressed by
Financial Crisis of 2008 Oft referred to as a “credit crunch,” the financial crisis of 2008 refers to the so-called recession beginning with the collapse of subprime loans and a loss of confidence in available securitized mortgages and their ratings. Whether the financial crisis and associated collapse is truly a
Dot-Com Bubble Burst The dot-com bubble refers to the speculative bubble that took place in Information Technology and communication type industries during the late 1990s, until it’s collapse in 2000/2001. Western nations saw an increase in their total value, and a very rapid growth of GDP resulting from technology companies
The Great Depression The most well-known, and likely the most studied economic contraction in history; started by the stock market crash on the infamous Black Tuesday, on October 29th, 1929, in the United States, the effects of this recession are vast and international. International trade of all sorts fell to
The Long Depression The Long Depression was a good example of a serious economic recession where the contraction in economic variables was felt internationally. Many economic historians have strong feelings about the Long Depression, often claiming that it was not a depression at all, due to the strict formal definition
Depression of 1807 In 1807, the United States Congress passed an act known as the Embargo Act, in what was a lead-up to the infamous War of 1812, in an attempt to punish Britain for its attack on a United States frigate off the coast of Virginia, killing three Americans.
The Panic of 1837 In June of 1836, the United States Congress passed an act, known as the Distribution Act, which would require the federal government to distribute treasury reserves in gold and silver to the states on January 1st of the following year. Shortly after, then-President Andrew Jackson, passed