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|18th Chancellor of Germany|
9th Chancellor of the Weimar Republic
15 January 1925 – 12 May 1926
|President||Friedrich Ebert, Hans Luther (acting), Walter Simons (acting), Paul von Hindenburg|
|Preceded by||Wilhelm Marx|
|Succeeded by||Wilhelm Marx|
|President of the German Reich (acting)|
28 February 1925 – 12 March 1925
|Preceded by||Friedrich Ebert|
|Succeeded by||Walter Simons (acting)|
|Born||10 March 1879|
|Died||11 May 1962 (aged 83)|
In 1922 he became government minister of food and agriculture, and in 1925 Minister of Finance.
From January 1925 to May 1926 he was Chancellor. During a brief period he was also acting President.
Luther ran the Reichsbank from 1930 to 1933 and later became ambassador to the United States from 1933 to 1937.