Editors. "Prussian Diet rejects increase in military budget". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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The Prussian Diet rejects proposals for an increase in the military budget, but this is subsequently passed by the upper House. In response, the Diet is adjourned, and Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck proceeds to rule without a budget for the next four years.