Bavarian Soviet Republic

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Coordinates: 48°08′N 11°34′E / 48.133°N 11.567°E / 48.133; 11.567

Bavarian Soviet Republic

Bayerische Räterepublik
1919
Flag of Bavarian Soviet Republic
Motto: "Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt Euch!"
"Workers of the world, unite!"
Anthem: Die Internationale
The Internationale
Territory claimed by the Bavarian Soviet Republic (in red) shown with the rest of the Weimar Republic (in beige).
Territory claimed by the Bavarian Soviet Republic (in red) shown with the rest of the Weimar Republic (in beige).
StatusUnrecognized state
CapitalMunich
Common languagesGerman
GovernmentSoviet Republic
• 12 April 1919 – 3 May 1919
Eugen Leviné
History 
• Established
6 April 1919
• Disestablished
3 May 1919
CurrencyGerman Papiermark (ℳ)
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Weimar Republic
People's State of Bavaria
Weimar Republic
Bavaria
Today part of Germany

The Bavarian or Munich Soviet Republic (German: Bayerische Räterepublik, Münchner Räterepublik; Bavarian: Mingara Räterepublik, Boarische Räterepublik)[1][2][3] was a socialist state mostly in Munich, Bavaria.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hooglund, Eric James (1966) The Munich Soviet Republic of April, 1919. Orono, Maine: University of Maine
  2. Mitchell, Allan (1965) Revolution in Bavaria, 1918-1919: The Eisner Regime and the Soviet Republic. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. p.346. ISBN 9781400878802
  3. Hollander, Neil (2013) Elusive Dove: The Search for Peace During World War I. McFarland. p.283, note 269. ISBN 9781476614106