Jakob Stämpfli

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For the bass singer (born 1934), see Jakob Stämpfli (bass).
Jakob Stämpfli

Jakob Stämpfli (23 February 1820 - 15 May 1879) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1854-1863).

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 6 December 1854, and handed over office on 31 December 1863. He was affiliated with the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland.

During his time in office he held the following departments:

Jakob Stämpfli was also member of the international tribunal that had to decide on the Alabama Claims in 1871.

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Preceded by
Johann Konrad Kern
President of the Swiss National Council
1851
Succeeded by
Johann Trog
Preceded by
Ulrich Ochsenbein
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1854–1863
Succeeded by
Karl Schenk
Preceded by
Louis Ruchonnet
President of the Swiss National Council
1875
Succeeded by
Emil Frey