Otto Meissner

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Otto Lebrecht Eduard Daniel Meissner (13 March 1880 – 27 May 1953) was head of the Office of the President of Germany from 1920 to 1945 during nearly the entire period of the Weimar Republic under Friedrich Ebert and Paul von Hindenburg and, finally, under the Nazi government under Adolf Hitler.

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Otto Meissner
Official Portrait
Leader of the Presidential Bureau, later
Chief of the Presidential Chancellery
In office
1 April 1920  8 May 1945
Preceded byRudolf Nadolny
Succeeded byOffice abolished
In office
November 1923  1 December 1937
In office
1 December 1937  30 April 1945
Personal details
Born(1880-03-13)13 March 1880
Bischwiller, Alsace-Lorraine, German Empire
Died27 May 1953(1953-05-27) (aged 73)
Munich, West Germany
Civil servant
Military service
AllegianceFlag_of_Germany_%281867%E2%80%931918%29.svg German Empire
Branch/serviceGerman Army
Unit136th Infantry Regiment
Battles/warsWorld War I
AwardsIron Cross
Otto Meissner in 1928

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