Rudolf Minger

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Rudolf Minger (13 November 1881 – 23 August 1955) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1929-1940). He also was a farmer all his life.

Rudolf Minger

He was elected to the Federal Council on 12 December 1929 and handed over office on 31 December 1940. He was the first councillor from the Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents (BGB/PAI), now the Swiss People's Party.

During his time in office he held the Military Department and was President of the Confederation in 1935.

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Preceded by
Paul Maillefer
President of the National Council
1927/1928
Succeeded by
Heinrich Walther
Preceded by
Karl Scheurer
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1930–1940
Succeeded by
Eduard von Steiger