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Melchior Josef Martin Knüsel

Picutre of President Melchior Josef Martin Knüsel
Party: Free Democratic Party (FDP)
Born on: 16.11.1813
Place of origin: Luzern
Canton of origin: Lucerne (LU)
Election: 14.07.1855
Resignation: 31.12.1875
Deceased: 15.01.1889

Successor to Federal Councillor: Martin J. Munzinger
Predecessor to Federal Councillor: Joachim Heer

Details of elections to the Federal Council

Heads of Department


Year Head Substitute
1874 - 1875 Department of Home Affairs  
1867 - 1873 Department of Justice and Police  
1866 Political Department  
1864 - 1865 Department of Justice and Police  
1862 - 1863 Department of Finance  
1861 Political Department  
1859 - 1860 Department of Trade and Customs  
1858 Department of Justice and Police  
1857 Department of Trade and Customs  
1855 - 1856 Department of Finance  

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