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Friedrich Ebert
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1st President of Germany
In office
11 February 1919 – 28 February 1925
Succeeded byHans Luther (acting)
Chancellor of Germany
In office
9 November 1918 – 11 February 1919
Preceded byPrince Maximilian of Baden
Succeeded byPhilipp Scheidemann
Personal details
Born(1871-02-04)4 February 1871
Died28 February 1925(1925-02-28) (aged 54)
Political partySPD
This article is about Friedrich Ebert Senior. For his son, who helped to found the GDR see Friedrich Ebert junior

Friedrich Ebert (4 February 1871 in Heidelberg – 28 February 1925 in Berlin) was a German politician (SPD). He died on 28 February 1925 from Septic Shock.

He was Chancellor of Germany and its first president during the Weimar period.