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Kurt von Schleicher

Personal data
Date of birth7 April 1882
Place of birthBrandenburg an der Havel, Germany
Date of death30 June 1934(age 52)
Place of deathPotsdam-Babelsberg, Germany
Political partyNone
OccupationSoldier (General)
23rd Chancellor of Germany
14th Chancellor of the Weimar Republic
In office3 December 1932 - 28 January 1933
PresidentPaul von Hindenburg
DeputyVacant
Succeeded byAdolf Hitler
Preceded byFranz von Papen
Minister President of Prussia
(Reichskomissar)
In office3 December 1932 - 28 January 1933
Succeeded byFranz von Papen
Preceded byFranz von Papen
Reich Minister of Defense
In office1 June 1932 - 28 January 1933
PresidentPaul von Hindenburg
ChancellorFranz von Papen (1932)
Himself (1932-1933)
Succeeded byFerdinand von Bredow
Preceded byWilhelm Groener

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Kurt von Schleicher ( , 7 April 1882 30 June 1934) was a German general and the last Chancellor of Germany during the era of the Weimar Republic. Seventeen months after his resignation, he was assassinated by order of his successor, Adolf Hitler, in the Night of the Long Knives.


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