Eisner, Kurt

Eisner, Kurt
   German journalist and statesman. His father was a merchant in Berlin. He became a journalist and published a book about Nietzsche. In 1892 he went to Marburg where he studied with Hermann Cohen, and later became the editor of the Social Democrats' newspaper. In 1916 he founded a weekly discussion group with an anti-war slant. Two years later he was arrested and imprisoned. Upon his release, he became involved in the revolution which overthrew the Bavarian monarchy, becoming prime minister of the Bavarian Republic.

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  • EISNER, KURT — (1867–1919), German socialist leader, who was founder and first prime minister of the Bavarian Republic. Born in Berlin, Eisner became a journalist. He was a contributor to the Frankfurter Zeitung from 1891 to 1893, and from 1893 to 1897 to the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eisner, Kurt — (1867 1919)    politician; Bavaria s* first postwar Prime Min ister. Born to a middle class Jewish family in Berlin,* he studied philosophy and German literature, but forswore a doctorate for financial reasons. Turning to journalism, he worked in …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Eisner, Kurt — born May 14, 1867, Berlin, Prussia died Feb. 21, 1919, Munich, Ger. German journalist and politician. From 1898 he was editor of Vorwärts, the official Social Democratic Party newspaper. He joined the Independent Social Democratic Party in 1917,… …   Universalium

  • Eisner, Kurt — (1867–1919)    Bavarian Socialist premier. A brilliant newspaper editor and essayist, Eisner became one of the leaders of the Bavarian social democratic party, but broke with it at the beginning of World War I because of his anti war convictions …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Eisner, Kurt — ► (1867 1919) Político y escritor socialista alemán, de origen judío. En 1918 acaudilló la revolución de Munich que derrocó la monarquía. * * * (14 may. 1867, Berlín, Prusia–21 feb. 1919, Munich, Alemania). Periodista y político alemán. Desde… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Eisner — Eisner, Kurt …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kurt Eisner — Kurt Eisner, nach einem Foto von Robert Sennecke bearbeitete Postkarte nach Eisners Tod 1919 Kurt Eisner (* 14. Mai 1867 in Berlin; † 21. Februar 1919 in München) war ein sozialistischer deutscher Politiker (zunächst Mitglied der SPD, ab 1917 der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kurt Eisner — K. Eisner en 1919. Nationalité Allemand, puis « Bavarois » Naissance 14 mai 1867 Berlin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kurt Eisner — en 1919. Ministro presidente de Baviera Primero del Estado Libre de Baviera 1918 – 1919 Predecesor …   Wikipedia Español

  • EISNER (K.) — EISNER KURT (1867 1919) Homme politique et journaliste allemand. Kurt Eisner entre au journal Vorwärts en 1898. Mais il est exclu de l’organe central du Parti social démocrate à cause de ses tendances «révisionnistes» (1905). Publiciste et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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