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Gustav Ritter von Kahr

1862 - 1934

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Gustav Ritter von Kahr (German pronunciation: [ˈɡʊstaf ˈʁɪtɐ fɔn ˈkaːɐ̯]; born Gustav Kahr; 29 November 1862 – 30 June 1934) was a German jurist and right-wing politician. During his career he was he was district president of Upper Bavaria, Bavarian minister president and, from September 1923 to February 1924, Bavarian state commissioner general with dictatorial powers. In that role he openly opposed the government of the Weimar Republic in several instances, including by ceasing to enforce the Law for the Protection of the Republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Ritter von Kahr has received more than 393,193 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Gustav Ritter von Kahr is the 3,218th most popular politician (up from 3,224th in 2019), the 864th most popular biography from Germany (up from 893rd in 2019) and the 250th most popular German Politician.

Gustav Ritter von Kahr was a politician who served as the Bavarian prime minister from 1923 to 1925. He was also a member of the German Reichstag from 1924 to 1933. He was most famous for being the leader of the right-wing faction of the Bavarian government and for his opposition to the Weimar Republic.

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Among politicians, Gustav Ritter von Kahr ranks 3,218 out of 15,577Before him are Najm ad-Din Ayyub, Hetepheres I, Demetris Christofias, Yelü Dashi, Sobekneferu, and Neriglissar. After him are Eisaku Satō, Ayaz Mutallibov, Philip III of Navarre, Jehoahaz of Israel, Rudolf II, Duke of Austria, and Prince George of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1862, Gustav Ritter von Kahr ranks 25Before him are Helene Schjerfbeck, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Nikolai Yudenich, Henri Pirenne, Emilio Salgari, and Daniel Swarovski. After him are Prince Henry of Prussia, Victor, Prince Napoléon, Loie Fuller, Mary Kingsley, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, and Mori Ōgai. Among people deceased in 1934, Gustav Ritter von Kahr ranks 26Before him are Edmond James de Rothschild, Alice Liddell, Louis Barthou, Augusto César Sandino, Marinus van der Lubbe, and Vlado Chernozemski. After him are Jean Vigo, Carl von Linde, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Nicholas Marr, Siegbert Tarrasch, and Andrei Bely.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gustav Ritter von Kahr ranks 864 out of 6,142Before him are Roland Emmerich (1955), Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche (1846), Viktor Lutze (1890), Paul Schäfer (1921), Robert Aumann (1930), and Johannes Trithemius (1462). After him are Carl von Linde (1842), Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822), Moses Hess (1812), and Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal (1857).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Gustav Ritter von Kahr ranks 250Before him are Princess Louise of Prussia (1838), Oswald Pohl (1892), John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647), Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse (1777), Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546), and Joseph Berchtold (1897). After him are Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal (1857), Princess Marianne of the Netherlands (1810), Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), Zwentibold (870), and Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778).