Ludwig Forrer

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Ludwig Forrer, member of the Swiss Federal Council

Ludwig Forrer (9 February 1845 – 28 September 1921) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1902-1917).

Forrer was born in Islikon. He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 11 December 1902 and handed over office on 31 December 1917. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.

During his office time he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation twice in 1906 and 1912.

External links

  • Profile of Ludwig Forrer with election results on the website of the Swiss Federal Council.
  • Ludwig Forrer in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
Political offices
Preceded by
Albert Brosi
President of the National Council
Succeeded by
Robert Comtesse
Preceded by
Walter Hauser
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Robert Haab
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