Friedrich Ebert

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Friedrich Ebert
1st President of Germany
In office
11 February 1919 – 28 February 1925
Succeeded by Walter Simons (acting)
Chancellor of Germany
In office
9 November 1918 – 11 February 1919
Preceded by Prince Maximilian of Baden
Succeeded by Philipp Scheidemann
Personal details
Born 4 February 1871(1871-02-04)
Died 28 February 1925(1925-02-28) (aged 54)
Political party SPD
This article is about Friedrich Ebert Senior. For his son, who helped to found the GDR see Friedrich Ebert junior

Friedrich Ebert (4 February 1871–28 February 1925) was a German politician (SPD).

He was Chancellor of Germany and its first president during the Weimar period.