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Kurt Eisner (1867 - 1919)
14th May 2017 - 150th Anniversary of his birth

Eisner, Kurt,
journalist and theatre critic. As a socialist journalist, he organised the Socialist Revolution that overthrew the Wittelsbach monarchy in Bavaria in November 1918 and proclaimed the Free State of Bavaria.
In 1919 Eisner was assassinated in Munich by Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, who shot Eisner in the back.

Part of
Politische Morde in der Weimarer Republik
&
WEIMARER REPUBLIK
&
BAYERN Länderporträt