Kurt Eisner

Kurt Eisner

Born: May 14, 1867

Died: February 21, 1919

Nationality: German

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Kurt Eisner was a Bavarian politician and journalist. As a German socialist journalist and statesman, he organized the Socialist Revolution that overthrew the Wittelsbach monarchy in Bavaria in November 1918. He is used as an example of charismatic authority by Max Weber.