Philipp Heinrich Scheidemann  
(26.07.1865 - 29.11.1939)
place of birth:  Kassel, Provinz Hessen-Nassau
Deutsches Kaiserreich:  Minister ohne Geschäftsbereich  (SPD)


German Social Democrat and Chancellor during the Weimar Republic, Philipp Scheidemann served as a member of the Reichstag from 1898 and was a Minister without Portfolio in Prince Max von Baden's cabinet. On 9 November 1918, he proclaimed the German republic without the knowledge and approval of Chancellor Ebert. He later succeeded Ebert as chancellor of the provisional government, resigning four months later to protest the Versailles Treaty. Afterwards, he served as the mayor of Kassel but fled to Denmark when the National Socialists took power. He remained in Copenhagen until his death on 29 November 1939.


ohne Geschäftsbereich  04.10.1918  -  09.11.1918