Bavarian Soviet Republic

The Bavarian Soviet Republic, also known as the Munich Soviet Republic (German: Bayerische Räterepublik or Münchner Räterepublik) was, as part of the German Revolution of 1918–1919, the short-lived attempt to establish a socialist state in the form of a democratic workers' council republic in the Free State of Bavaria. It sought independence from the also recently proclaimed Weimar Republic. Its capital was Munich.

Read more about Bavarian Soviet RepublicKurt Eisner's Bloodless Revolution, Hoffmann Government, Ernst Toller Government, Communist Coup D'etat, Demise

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