The Weimar Republic Outline of Dates

Below you can find a list of important events related to the Weimar Republic in Germany. View the interactive timeline of the Weimar Republic.

Pre-Weimar Events of Note:

  • 1914 - The Beginning of World War One
  • 1914 - US and German Trade
  • 1915 - Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
  • 1917 - The Russian Revolution
  • 1918 - Abdication of the Kaiser
  • 1918 - The End of World War One / November Criminals
  • 1919 - Germany Signs the Treaty of Versailles
  • 1919 - Sparticist Revolution

The Weimar Republic (1919-1933)

  • 1919 - Weimar Established
  • 1920 - Berlin Kapp Putsch
  • 1920 - Founding of the Nazi Party
  • 1920 - Otto Braun, Prussian Prime Minister
  • 1920 - Paul Whitman Band Brings American Jazz to Germany
  • 1921 - Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • 1922 - Founding of Hitler Youth
  • 1922 - Leo Baeck Elected President of Rabbi Association
  • 1922 - Walter Rathenau Assassinated
  • 1923 - Berlin Riots on Hyperinflation
  • 1923 - Dawes Plan
  • 1923 - Hyper-Inflation at its Highest
  • 1923 - Kurt Tucholsky Attacks Judges Verdicts in Terrorism Cases
  • 1923 - Munich Beer Hall Putsch
  • 1924 - Bauhaus School is Moved to Dessau
  • 1925 - Friedrich Ebert Dies Before Re-election
  • 1925 - Hindenburg Becomes President
  • 1926 - "Black Reichswehr" Investigation
  • 1926 - "Metropolis" Opens in Germany
  • 1926 - Germany Joins the League of Nations
  • 1927 - Founding of Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
  • 1928 - Kellog-Briand-Stresemann Pact
  • 1928 - The Young Plan
  • 1929 - "Berlin Stories" by Christopher Isherwood (1940)
  • 1929 - George Grosz On Trial For Blasphemy
  • 1929 - Joachim Hossenfelder Joins the Nazi Party
  • 1929 - Nazis Protest Opening of "All's Quiet on the Western Front"
  • 1929 - Ruth Fisher Loses Leadership Position in German Communist Party
  • 1929 - U.S.: Wall Street Crash
  • 1930 - Max Schmelling Wins Heavyweight Title
  • 1931 - Father Lichtenberg assigned to Berlin Cathedral
  • 1932 - 5 million unemployed
  • 1932 - Elections
  • 1932 - Martin Albertz Attacks the German Christian Movement
  • 1933 - Hitler named the last Weimar Chancellor
  • 1933 - Weimar Republic Destroyed

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