Friedrich Ebert (Ebert)( Deutsch politician and statesman)
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Biography Friedrich Ebert (Ebert)
Friedrich Ebert (Ebert) (4.2.1871, Heidelberg, - 28.2.1925, Berlin), Germanic politician and statesman, one of the right-wing leaders the Social-Democratic. By profession saddler. Since 1889 member of the SPD. In 1905 elected a member of the board in 1913 - one of the chairmen of board SPD. Since 1912 member of the Reichstag, in 1916 led the Social Democratic faction in the Reichstag,. In the period 1 st World War, 1914-18 held social-chauvinist position. During the November revolution of 1918 adopted by Prince Max of Baden (November 9) Post chancellor, Nov. 10 became one of the chairpersons of the government - the Council of People's Commissioners, signed (November 10), a secret agreement with the representatives of the Military High Command in Berlin on the introduction of military units,
. In January 1919 the Government Ebert-Scheidemann suppressed the revolutionary action of the Berlin proletariat. Since February 1919 - President of Germany.