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Schumacher, Kurt

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1952 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Political Leader

1895 – Born on the 13th of October at Kulm in West Prussia.

1914 – He abandoned his studies and joined the German Army.

1918 – He joined the Social Democratic Party.

1924 – He was elected to the Wurttemberg Landtag.

1928 – He became the SPD leader in the state.

1930 – He was elected to the national legislature.

1932 – In August he was elected to the SPD leadership group at age 38, he was youngest SPD memberof the legislature.

1933 – He was arrested and severely beaten in prison by the Nazis and spent the next ten years inconcentration camps at Hueberg, Kuhberg.

1946 – British and Americans allowed the SPD to reform itself as a national party, with Kurt Schumacher as leader.

1952 – Died on the 20th of August at the age 57.