On the morning of November 9, 1923, a 34-year-old Adolf Hitler led a column of 2,000 armed men through central Munich. The goal was to seize power by force in the Bavarian capital before marching on to Berlin.
Two days later, the conservative German government of Wilhelm Cuno called for passive resistance. As a result, local authorities and businesses in the Ruhr boycotted the occupation forces, industrial production ceased, and reparation payments were halted. Passive resistance quickly led to the effective collapse of the German economy.
This led to economic chaos, the resignation of Wilhelm Cuno's government and an attempt by the German Communist Party (KPD) to stage a revolution. The reaction to these events was an upsurge of nationalist sentiment.
The Weimar Republic, [b] officially known as the German Reich, [c] was a historical period of Germany from 9 November 1918 to 23 March 1933, during which it was a constitutional federal republic for the first time in history; hence it is also referred to, and unofficially proclaimed itself, as the German Republic.
A mass crisis rocks the population of Germany after the First World War. Shattered are everyday people’s routines, expectations, and assumptions about the world around them. Social reality is irrevocably changed.
In August, the government of Wilhelm Cuno, that had fed the bankers and industrialists, fell amid great jubilation. Working-class action had brought down a capitalist government. But this had the effect of reinforcing the determination of the government to get its act together.
One of these new allies, Gen. Erich Ludendorff (who had been one of Germany’s most senior commanders during the First World War) at first persuaded Hitler to support the head of the Army (Gen. Hans von Seeckt) and the Catholic businessman-turned-politician Wilhelm Cuno, who as Reich Chancellor headed a coalition government of conservatives ...
As the businessman Wilhelm Cuno took over the chancellorship and formed a government of technocrats, confidence in the currency plummeted and the Allies pressed for soaring reparations payments. Industrialists insisted on their demands to break the revolutionary labor movement, and for the economists at the helm of the Weimar Republic, the ...
International List / By Sarkari List / 11/09/2023 List of Chancellors of Germany 2022 – Who Was First Chancellor ? – The list of Chancellors of Germany shows all the Chancellors of Germany from beginning to present with their tenure and their respective political party. List Of all Chancellors Is provided Below by Sarkarilist.org Team .