Georg Michaelis facts for kids
|6th Chancellor of the German Empire|
14 July 1917 – 31 October 1917
|Preceded by||Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg|
|Succeeded by||Georg von Hertling|
|Born||September 8, 1857|
|Died||July 24, 1936|
Georg Michaelis (8 September 1857 – 24 July 24 1936) became the first Chancellor of Germany with a non-noble background.
Michaelis was born at Haynau in Silesia. He studied law in Breslau, Leipzig and Wurzburg. He graduated from Göttingen University in 1884.
He was invited by the Japanese government to teach at the German school of law in Tokyo from 1885 to 1889.
When he returned to Germany, he joined the civil service. The Emperor appointed him Reich Chancellor (Reichskanzler) from July to November 1917.
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