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Friedrich Ebert (born in Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, died in Berlin, Germany) was a famous Politician from Germany, who lived between February 4, 1871 and February 28, 1925.


Friedrich "Fritz" Ebert was a German statesman. He was a Social Democrat and head of government of the Provisional German Government 1918-1919 and the Weimar Republic's first president from 1919 to 1925.

Ebert, who was the son of a tailor, was the first saddler, joined as a young man to the Social Democratic Party and in 1892 became editor of the "Bremer Bürgerzeitung". He was elected in 1900 as a member of the Bremen parliament ("Bürgerschaft") and was the same year, leaders of the working secretariat there, became in 1905 secretary of the Socialist Party's board and, after August Bebel's death Party Chairman 1913-19 (first plus Hugo Haase, then together with Philipp Scheidemann ).

In Parliament he was elected in 1912 (of Elberfeld and Barmen) and became 1916 after Haases withdrawal from the Social Democratic parliamentary group, its leader. In May 1918 he, after Scheidemann, chairman of Parliament's main committee. Ebert declined in October of that year of Prince Max of Baden offered a place in his cabinet and offered November 7 to his Social Democratic Party Executive ultimatum of the Emperor's abdication, crown prince's succession to the resignation, etc.

Revolution Day November 9 handed Prince Max chancellor of the item to Ebert, who received it, but under the pressure of events November 10th found themselves compelled to instead enter as one of the six "people's ombudsman 'in a provisional sexmannaregering, where he shared the Bureau of the oavhängige Social Democrat Haase. After the Independents withdrawal from the government (28 December the same year) was Ebert formally its leader, Gustav Noske as its principal driving force. Of the Weimar sammanträdda National Assembly he was elected February 11, 1919 with 277 of 328 votes (51 abstained from voting, and 49 voted for Arthur von Posadowsky-Wehner) to the provisional National President and appointed as Scheidemann to the Minister.

During his parliamentary career had manna Ebert has emerged as a moderate and deliberate southern German of anything but revolutionary orientation, and after the 1918 revolution, he has as a government member and national president after the presentation event sought to discourage further rushed upheavals. His association with both Social Democratic and bourgeois rikskanslerer was good and on the whole, managed to fully play its role in counter-party conflicts. Outwardly he appeared simple and dignified, and mockery against him from the bourgeois right direction, sometimes appears at the beginning of his administration, was silent afterwards. He is buried in Heidelberg.

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He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Friedrich.

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Famous quotes by Friedrich Ebert (3)

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"Without democracy there is no freedom. Violence, no matter who is using it, is always reactionary"
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"Freedom and Justice are twin sisters"
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"Thus we have at least a national song that unites all Germans, and is the symbol of our sixty-million nation"