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Encyclopedia > Max Weber (politician)

Max Weber (August 2, 1897 - December 2, 1974) was a Swiss politician. August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ...


He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on December 13, 1951 and handed over office on January 31, 1954. He was affiliated to the Social Democratic Party. During his office time he held the Department of Finance. The Swiss Federal Council (in German: Bundesrat, in French: Conseil fédéral, in Italian: Consiglio federale, in Romansh: Cussegl Federal) is the seven-member executive council which collectively assumes the office of head of state equivalent to that of a president or of a monarch in the government of... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (also rendered as Socialist Party of Switzerland, in German: Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz (SPS), French Parti socialiste suisse (PSS), Italian Partito Socialista Svizzero, Romansh Partida Socialdemocrata de la Svizra. ... The Federal Department of Finance (in German: Eidgenössisches Finanzdepartement (EFD), in French Département fédéral des finances) is one of the seven departments of the Swiss federal government. ...


Max Weber was a German historian and sociologist who wrote about a theory of elite influence in government known as Bureaucracy. Governments and institutions, he said, were controlled mainly by large bureaucracies whose skill and expertise were vital to smooth operation of general affairs. Bureaucracy is a concept in sociology and political science. ...



Preceded by:
Ernst Nobs
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1951–1954
Succeeded by:
Hans Streuli


Ernst Nobs (July 14, 1886 - March 15, 1957) was a Swiss politician. ... The table below shows the members of the Swiss Federal Council or Federal Councilors (in German: Bundesräte, in French: conseillers fédéraux, in Italian: consiglieri federali) for any given year since instauration of the federal council (in German: Bundesrat, in French: conseil fédéral, in Italian: consiglio... Hans Streuli (July 13, 1892 - May 23, 1970) was a Swiss politician. ...


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Max Weber (546 words)
Max Weber was born on April 21, 1864 in Erfurt, Germany, the eldest of seven children of Max Weber and his wife Helene.
A politician ought marry the ethic of ultimate ends and the ethic of responsibility, and must possess both passion for his avocation and the capacity to distance himself from the subject of his exertions (the governed).
Max Weber died of pneumonia in Munich, Germany on June 14, 1920.
Max Weber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (7255 words)
Weber was born in Erfurt in Thuringia, Germany, the eldest of seven children of Max Weber Sr., a prominent politician and civil servant, and his wife Helene Fallenstein.
Max Weber began his studies of rationalisation in The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, in which he shows how the aims of certain Protestant denominations, particularly Calvinism, shifted towards the rational means of economic gain as a way of expressing that they had been blessed.
Weber's other contributions to economics were several: these include a (seriously researched) economic history of Roman agrarian society, his work on the dual roles of idealism and materialism in the history of capitalism in his Economy and Society (1914) which present Weber's criticisms (or according to some, revisions) of some aspects of Marxism.
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