What is Weimar Republic?

  • (noun): The German republic founded at Weimar in 1919.
    Example: "The Weimar Republic was overthrown in 1933 and replaced by the Third Reich"

Weimar Republic

The Weimar Republic (German: Weimarer Republik ) is the name given by historians to the federal republic and parliamentary representative democracy established in 1919 in Germany to replace the imperial form of government. It was named after Weimar, the city where the constitutional assembly took place.

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Weimar Republic - Constituent States
... the German Revolution of 1918–1919, the remaining states continued as republics ... The former Ernestine duchies continued briefly as republics before merging to form the state of Thuringia in 1920, except for Saxe-Coburg, which became part of ... Bückeburg Thuringia (Thüringen) - from 1920 Weimar Waldeck-Pyrmont - to Prussia in 1921/1929 Arolsen Württemberg Stuttgart City-states Bremen Hamburg Lübeck States merged to form Thuringia in ...
Mühsam - Biography - Weimar Years: 1918–1933
... of the Independent Socialist Party declared Bavaria a socialist republic during the Red Bavaria Revolution ... the Bayerische Räterepublik (Bavarian Soviet Republic) was proclaimed, ruled by independent socialist Ernst Toller and anarchists Gustav Landauer and Erich Mühsam ... However, during this time, the Bavarian Soviet Republic declared war on Switzerland, resulting from the inexplicable machinations of a mentally-ill Foreign Affairs deputy who ...
Lindau (Katlenburg-Lindau) - History - Weimar Republic (1918-1933)
... a special supremacy in the district during the period of the Weimar Republic ... vote was maintained through all the years of the Weimar Republic until 1932, when with the last free elections this party still gained 60.8% of the vote while in many other ... The last months of the Weimar Republic were shaped by violent political arguments in Lindau, with many party meetings and banners in the village ...

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