Eduard Müller (Swiss politician)

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Eduard Müller
Photograph from 1913
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
In office
Preceded byKarl Schenk
Succeeded byKarl Scheurer
6th Mayor of Bern, Switzerland
In office
Preceded byOtto von Büren
Succeeded byFranz Lindt
Personal details
Born(1848-11-12)12 November 1848
Dresden, Germany
Died9 November 1919(1919-11-09) (aged 70)
Bern, Switzerland
Political partyFree Democratic Party
ProfessionPolitician, Councilor,

Eduard Müller (12 November 1848 – 9 November 1919) was a Swiss politician, Mayor of Bern (1888–1895), President of the Swiss National Council (1890/1891) and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1895–1919). He was a member of the Free Democratic Party.

Member of the Federal Council[edit]

Müller was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on August 16, 1895.

While he was in office, he held the following departments:

Electoral Information[edit]

Müller was elected to the federal council on 1 ballot with 136 votes.

  • Ballots distributed: 171
  • Ballots received: 170
  • Blank ballots: 6
  • Spoiled ballots: 0
  • Valid ballots: 164
  • Absolute majority: 83

He died in office on 9 November 1919 at the age of 70.

External links[edit]

  • Profile of Eduard Müller with election results on the website of the Swiss Federal Council.
  • Peter Stettler: Müller, Eduard in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, 2007-12-07.
  • Peter Martig (1997), "Eduard Müller", Neue Deutsche Biographie (in German), vol. 18, Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 357–358; (full text online)
  • Biography of Eduard Müller on the website of the Swiss Parliament.
Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Bern, Switzerland
Succeeded by
Preceded by President of the National Council
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by