Reich Chancellor

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The Reich Chancellor (German: Reichskanzler) was the chancellor of Germany during the German Reich.

German Empire (all but one were no party members):

  1. Otto von Bismarck (1871-1890)
  2. Leo von Caprivi (1890-1894)
  3. Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (1894-1900)
  4. Bernhard von Bülow (1900-1909)
  5. Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg (1909-1917)
  6. Georg Michaelis (1917)
  7. Georg von Hertling (1917-1918, Zentrum)
  8. Max of Baden (1918)

Weimar Republic:

  1. Friedrich Ebert (1918-1919, SPD, Reich Chancellor/President of the Council of the People's Deputies) [1]
  2. Philipp Scheidemann (1919, SPD, Reich Minister-President)
  3. Gustav Bauer (1919-1920, SPD, Reich Minister-President/Reich Chancellor)
  4. Hermann Müller (1920, SPD)
  5. Konstantin Fehrenbach (1920-1921, Zentrum)
  6. Joseph Wirth (1921-1922, Zentrum)
  7. Wilhelm Cuno (1922-1923, no party)
  8. Gustav Stresemann (1923, DVP)
  9. Wilhelm Marx (1923-1925, Zentrum)
  10. Hans Luther (1925-1926, no party)
  11. Otto Geßler (1926, DDP, acting)
  12. Wilhelm Marx (1926-1928, Zentrum)
  13. Hermann Müller (1928-1930, SPD)
  14. Heinrich Brüning (1930-1932, Zentrum)
  15. Franz von Papen (1932, Zentrum/no party)
  16. Kurt von Schleicher (1932-1933, no party)

Nazi Germany:

  1. Adolf Hitler (1933-1945, NSDAP)
  2. Joseph Goebbels (1945, NSDAP)
  3. Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1945, NSDAP, Leading Minister)

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  1. Hugo Haase (USPD) and Philip Scheidemann (SPD) were also briefly Presidents of the Council of the People's Deputies).