Wilhelm Marx

Wilhelm Marx (15 January 1863 – 5 August 1946) was a German lawyer, Catholic politician and a member of the Centre Party. He was the chancellor of Germany twice, from 1923 to 1925 and again from 1926 to 1928, and he also served briefly as the minister-president of Prussia in 1925, during the Weimar Republic. With a total of 3 years, 73 days, he was the longest consecutively serving Chancellor during the Weimar Republic.

Wilhelm Marx
Marx in 1923
Chancellor of Germany
In office
17 May 1926  12 June 1928
PresidentPaul von Hindenburg
DeputyOskar Hergt
Preceded byHans Luther
Succeeded byHermann Müller
In office
30 November 1923  15 January 1925
PresidentFriedrich Ebert
DeputyKarl Jarres
Preceded byGustav Stresemann
Succeeded byHans Luther
Reich Justice Minister
In office
10 January 1926  12 May 1926
ChancellorHans Luther
Preceded byHans Luther (acting)
Succeeded byJohannes Bell
Reich Minister for the Occupied Territories
In office
10 January 1926  12 May 1926
ChancellorHans Luther
Preceded byHans Luther
Succeeded byJohannes Bell
Minister President of Prussia
In office
18 February 1925  6 April 1925
Preceded byOtto Braun
Succeeded byOtto Braun
Centre Party Chairman
In office
17 January 1922  8 December 1928
Preceded byKarl Trimborn
Succeeded byLudwig Kaas
Personal details
Born
Wilhelm Marx

(1863-01-15)15 January 1863
Cologne, Prussia
Died5 August 1946(1946-08-05) (aged 83)
Bonn, Allied-occupied Germany
Political partyCentre
Spouse(s)Johanna Verkoyen
Children4
OccupationLawyer

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