Friedrich Ebert
Biography

1871 Born in Heidelberg
1889 Affiliation with the still banned Social Democratic Party
1891-1905 Residency in Bremen, time as SPD chairman, editor, innkeeper and workers’  counsellor
1900-1905 Representative in the Bremen Bürgerschaft (City-State Parliament)
1905-1913 Member of the SPD central steering committee in Berlin
1912-1918 Representative in the Reichstag
1913-1919 One of the two chairmen of the SPD
1916-1918 One of three chairmen of the SPD parliamentary group
1918/19 National representative in the revolutionary government
1919-1925 Reich’s President
1925 Died in Berlin; burial in Heidelberg