Friedrich Ebert (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈeːbɐt] ; 4 February 1871 – 28 February 1925) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the first president of Germany from 1919 until his death in office in 1925.
Friedrich Ebert, (born February 4, 1871, Heidelberg, Germany—died February 28, 1925, Berlin), leader of the Social Democratic movement in Germany and a moderate socialist, who was a leader in bringing about the constitution of the Weimar Republic, which attempted to unite Germany after its defeat in World War I.
Friedrich Ebert led Germany through difficult times after it lost the First World War. Both admired and controversial, he was also the victim of a smear campaign by far-right forces. He was a man...
Friedrich Ebert, (born Feb. 4, 1871, Heidelberg, Ger.—died Feb. 28, 1925, Berlin), German politician. A journeyman saddler and trade unionist, he became chairman of the German Social Democratic Party in 1913. Under his leadership, the Social Democratic movement gained increasing influence in German national politics.
Friedrich Ebert (* 4. Februar 1871 in Heidelberg; † 28. Februar 1925 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Sozialdemokrat und Politiker. Er war von 1913 bis 1919 Vorsitzender der Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands und von 1919 bis zu seinem Tod 1925 erster Reichspräsident der Weimarer Republik .
Friedrich Ebert (1871-1925) was a German unionist leader turned socialist politician and the first president of the Weimar Republic. Ebert was born in Heidelberg just two weeks after the unification of Germany. His father, Karl, was a Catholic tailor with a successful business, his mother, Katharina, a Protestant housewife.
On 11 February 1919, the National Assembly elected Friedrich Ebert of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) as the first Reich President by 379 votes to 277. While in office he used emergency decrees on a number of occasions, including to suppress the Kapp Putsch in 1920. His term came to an abrupt end with his death in 1925.
When he died of appendicitis on February 28, 1925 at the age of 54, an estimated 1 million citizens attended his funeral procession in Berlin. Ebert was buried in his hometown of Heidelberg. Image ...
The German Social Democratic leader Friedrich Ebert (1871-1925) served as the first president of Germany. Friedrich Ebert was born in Heidelberg on Feb. 4, 1871, the son of a master tailor. Trained as a saddler, he turned to socialism at the age of 18 under the influence of an uncle.
Ebert and the birth of the Weimar Republic. Friedrich Ebert played a pivotal role in post-war Germany and the formation of the Weimar Republic. He was the most significant politician in the early years of the Republic and its first president.