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Karl Schenk

Picutre of President Karl Schenk
Party: Free Democratic Party (FDP)
Born on: 01.12.1823
Place of origin: Signau
Canton of origin: Berne (BE)
Election: 12.12.1863
Deceased: 18.07.1895

Successor to Federal Councillor: Jakob Stämpfli
Predecessor to Federal Councillor: Eduard Müller

Details of elections to the Federal Council

Heads of Department


Year Head Substitute
1886 - 1895 Department of Home Affairs  
1885 Political Department  
1879 - 1884 Department of Home Affairs  
1878 Political Department  
1875 - 1877 Department of Railway and Trade  
1874 Political Department  
1872 - 1873 Department of Home Affairs  
1872 Department of Finance  
1871 Political Department  
1866 - 1870 Department of Home Affairs  
1865 Political Department  
1864 Department of Home Affairs  

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