Carl Wilhelm Petersen

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This article is about Carl Wilhelm Petersen, First Mayor of Hamburg. For other uses, see Carl Petersen (disambiguation).
Carl Petersen
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First Mayor of Hamburg
In office
Preceded by Arnold Diestel
Succeeded by Rudolf Ross
First Mayor of Hamburg
In office
Preceded by Rudolf Ross
Succeeded by Carl Vincent Krogmann
Personal details
Born 1 January 1868
Died 6 November 1933
Nationality German
Political party German Democratic Party (German abbr.: DDP)

Carl Wilhelm Petersen (born 1 January 1868 in Hamburg; died 6 November 1933 in Hamburg) was a German lawyer, politician for the German Democratic Party (German abbr.: DDP) and First Mayor of Hamburg (1924 – 29 and 1932 – 33).


  • Husen, Sebastian (2005). "Petersen, Carl Wilhelm". Hamburg Lexikon (in German) (3 ed.). Ellert&Richter. p. 371. ISBN 3-8319-0179-1. 

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