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Erhard, Ludwig

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1977 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Chancellors, Economists, Ministers

1897 – Born on the 4th of February in Fürth, Germany.

1913 – He was a commercial apprentice.

1916 – He joined the German forces during World War I as a artilleryman.

1918 – He fought in Romania and was seriously injured near Ypres, Belgium.

1925 – He became executive in his parents’ company.

1928 – He became assistant at the Institut für Wirtschaftsbeobachtung der deutschen

1942 – He lost his job but continued to work on the subject privately.

1944 – He wrote War Finances and Debt Consolidation.

1947 – He became chairman of the Sonderstelle Geld und Kredit.

1948 – He was elected as a Director of Economics by the Bizonal Economic Council.

1949 – He stood for election in a constituency in Baden-Württemberg for the first West
           German parliament after the war.

1963 – He was elected as a Chancellor in Germany.

1965 – He was was re-elected as a Chancellor.

1977 – He died on the 5th of May in Bonn, Germany.