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Marx, Wilhelm
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(Jan 15, 1863, Cologne – Aug 5, 1946, Bonn). Marx, the son of a Catholic primary school teacher, followed a legal career, finally presiding over the Limburg regional court. In 1899 he was elected to the Prussian Landtag, and in 1910 to the imperial Reichstag, as a member of the Center Party (Parties). In the Weimar Republic, Marx held the highest posts in his party and the state. With four cabinets in all, he was chancellor of the republic (Nov 30, 1923−Jan 15, 1925 and May 17, 19…

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Wirsching, Andreas, “Marx, Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13676>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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