Gustav Stresemann

German Chancellor Gustav Stresemann

Profession: German Chancellor


Biography: Gustav Stresemann was a German statesman who served as chancellor and foreign minister during the Weimar Republic. He is best known for negotiating a reconciliation between Germany and France, for which he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1926 alongside French Prime Minister Aristide Briand.

Born: May 10, 1878
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: October 3, 1929 (aged 51)

Historical Events

  • 1923-08-06 Gustav Stresemann is named chancellor and foreign minister during riots and strikes in Germany
  • 1923-08-13 Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of German coalition government
  • 1923-09-26 Gustav Stresemann government ends resistance against occupiers in Ruhrgebied
  • 1923-11-02 Gustav Stresemann's SPD-ministers in Germany, step down
  • 1923-11-23 Germany's Gustav Stresemann's government falls to the SPD
  • 1925-02-09 German Minister Gustav Stresemann proposes security treaty with France
  • 1929-10-03 Julius Curtius succeeds Gustav Stresemann as German foreign minister

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