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Erzberger, Matthias

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1921 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Politician


1875 - Born on the 20th of September in Buttenhausen, Württemberg, Germany.

1903 - He joined the Centre Party and was elected to the Reichstag.

1918 - Prince Max von Baden's last act as Chancellor was thus to send Erzberger on the 7th of November to negotiate with the Allies in the Forest of Compiègne.

         - He signed the armistice ending World War I  on 11th of November in Compiègne, France.

1919 - He became finance minister.

1920 - He was forced from office of finance minister.

1921 - He was murdered in Bad Griesbach, Ortenau, Germany on the 26th of August.


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