April 6th in German History: The Proclamation of the Bavarian Socialist Republic

On April 6th, 1919, the Bavarian Soviet Republic was proclaimed in Munich. Following the First World War, a series of revolts and mutinies within the military resulted in civil unrest throughout Germany. In Bavaria, a state in Southern Germany, King Ludwig III fled and Kurt Eisner became minister president of the People’s state of BavariaContinue reading “April 6th in German History: The Proclamation of the Bavarian Socialist Republic”