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Gustav Noske (July 9, 1868 - November 30, 1946) was a German administrator. He served as the Defense Minister of Germany between 1919 and 1920. He was the first defense minister of the Weimar Republic. Image File history File links Noske. ... Image File history File links Noske. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining, as the final day of November. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Look up Administration in Wiktionary, the free dictionary The word administration is from the Middle English administracioun, deriving from the French administration, which is itself derived from the Latin administratio: a compounding of ad (to) and ministratio (to give service). In modern usage, the word has particular meanings in particular... ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... Flag of Weimar Republic, 1919–1933 Coat of arms The Weimar Republic (German Weimarer Republik, IPA: []) is the historical name for the republic that governed Germany from 1919 to 1933. ...

Noske was a Social Democratic politician and a member of the German Parliament during World War I. He had long shown an interest in military and colonial affairs. Generally speaking, he was on the right wing of the socialists. World War I, also known as the First World War, and (before 1939) the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict lasting from August 1914 to the final Armistice (cessation of hostilities) on November 11, 1918. ...

Best known for brutally putting down the Communist and left wing risings throughout Germany in early 1919, Noske was a controversial figure. Willing to use extralegal methods to crush the incipient anarchy, he permitted and even encouraged the organization and employment of right-wing, ultra-nationalist freikorps. One of the few Social Democrats willing to work with the traditional officer class which continued to dominate the Army, Noske was instrumental in restoring order and preventing a German version of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. Nevertheless, he was deeply shocked when he finally realized (based on talks with General Hans von Seeckt) that the German Army's chief loyalty was not to the state, but to itself. The designation of Freikorps (German for Free Corps) was originally applied to voluntary armies. ... Hans von Seeckt Hans von Seeckt (22 April 1866 - 27 December 1936) was a German soldier. ...

He was president of the Province of Hanover from 1920 on, but was dismissed by the Nazis in 1933. In 1944 he was arrested by the Gestapo under suspicion of complicity in anti-Hitler plots. Noske was freed by advancing Allied troops and lived in Hanover afterwards. He died while preparing for a lecture tour of the United States. Capital Hanover Head of State King of Hanover Hanover (German: Hannover) is a historical territory in todays Germany. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Deaths Head emblem similar to Skull and crossbones, often used as the insignia of the Gestapo The ▶ (help· info) (acronym of Geheime Staatspolizei; secret state police) was the official secret police of Nazi Germany. ... Hanover (German: Hannover []), on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ...

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First World War.com - Who's Who - Gustav Noske (382 words)
Gustav Noske (1868-1946) was born on 9 July 1868 in Brandenburg.
However Noske's commitment to the prosecution of the war waned as the government's war aims grew increasingly annexationist.
Noske died on 30 November 1946 in Hanover aged 78.
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