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Thursday, 26 February 2015

Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm of Baden

Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm of Baden

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Branch: Government
Born: 10 July 1867 in Baden-Baden.
Died: 6 November 1929 in Salem.

Appointment's:
Chancellor of Germany 3 October 1918 to 9 November 1918
Minister president of Prussia 3 October 1918 to 9 November 1918
Foreign minister of Prussia 3 October 1918 to 9 November 1918

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Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm of Baden was born on 10 July 1867 in Baden-Baden and was a nephew to the grand Duke Frederick I, he entered the Prussian army, and rose to the rank of general.

He also took an active part in the public life of the grand duchy of Baden, becoming president of the upper chamber, in which he delivered a notable speech on the war, 14 December 1917, but was little-known in the politics of Germany until 3 October 1918, he succeeded Count Georg von Hertling as Imperial Chancellor. His first action was to appeal to the president Wilson, through Switzerland, to initiate peace negotiations, and he conducted the difficult questions relating to the Armistice, and the application of the Kaiser.

He remained in office until the Republican government was fully established.. He died at Constance 6 November 1929. In 1900 he married, the eldest daughter of the Duke of Cumberland.

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