Albert Hahl

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Dr. Albert Hahl (1868, Gern - 1945) was a German colonial administrator. In 1897, he was acting Landeshauptmann of the German New Guinea Company and from 1902 to 1919, was Governor of German New Guinea. In 1903 he founded the town of Rabaul, which became the capital of the colony.[1] Hahl is featured in Christian Kracht's 2012 novel Imperium, which focuses on August Engelhardt.