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  • Wiemar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Monday Aug 13, 1923

    Gustav Stresemann

    Becoming Chancellor and Foreign Minister

    Wiemar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Monday Aug 13, 1923

    On 13 August 1923, Stresemann was appointed Chancellor and Foreign Minister of a grand coalition government in the so-called year of crises (1923). In social policy, a new system of binding arbitration was introduced in October 1923 in which an outside arbitrator had the final say in industrial disputes.




  • Wiemar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Wednesday Sep 26, 1923

    Gustav Stresemann

    The passive resistance against the Occupation

    Wiemar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Wednesday Sep 26, 1923

    On the 26 September 1923, Stresemann announced the end to the passive resistance against the Occupation of the Ruhr by the French and Belgians, in tandem with an Article 48 (of the Weimar Constitution) state of emergency proclamation by President Ebert that lasted until February 1924.




  • Weimar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Monday Oct 29, 1923

    Gustav Stresemann

    Removing SPD/KPD governments

    Weimar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Monday Oct 29, 1923

    In October 1923, the Stresemann government used Article 48 to replace the legally elected SPD-Communist coalition government of Saxony on 29 October, and that of Thuringia on 6 November, by commissioners. By this time, Stresemann was convinced that accepting the republic and reaching an understanding with the Allies on the reparations issue was the only way for Germany to gain the breathing room it needed to rebuild its battered economy.




  • Munich, Germany
    Thursday Nov 8, 1923

    Adolf Hitler

    Bürgerbräukeller

    Munich, Germany
    Thursday Nov 8, 1923

    On 8 November 1923 Hitler and the SA stormed a public meeting of 3,000 people organised by Kahr in the Bürgerbräukeller, a beer hall in Munich.




  • Germany
    Sunday Nov 11, 1923

    Adolf Hitler

    Arrested

    Germany
    Sunday Nov 11, 1923

    He was depressed but calm when arrested on 11 November 1923 for high treason.




  • Weimar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Friday Nov 30, 1923

    Gustav Stresemann

    Assuming the position as Foreign Minister

    Weimar Republic (Present Day Germany)
    Friday Nov 30, 1923

    Stresemann remained as Foreign Minister in the government of his successor, Centrist Wilhelm Marx. He remained foreign minister for the rest of his life in eight successive governments ranging from the centre-right to the centre-left.




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