Emil Welti

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Emil Welti

Emil Welti (23 April 1825, Bad Zurzach, Aargau - 24 February 1899) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1866-1891).

He was elected to the Federal Council on 8 December 1866 and handed over office on 31 December 1891. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.

During his time in office he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation six times in 1869, 1872, 1876, 1880, 1884 and 1891.

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Preceded by
François Briatte
President of the Council of States
1860
Succeeded by
Johann Jakob Blumer
Preceded by
Johann Jakob Rüttimann
President of the Council of States
1866
Succeeded by
Christian Sahli
Preceded by
Friedrich Frey-Herosé
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1866–1891
Succeeded by
Josef Zemp