Ernst Ziehm

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Dr. Ernst Bruno Victor Ziehm
2nd President of the Free City of Danzig Senate
In office
10 January 1931 – 20 June 1933
Preceded by Heinrich Sahm
Succeeded by Hermann Rauschning
Personal details
Born 1 May 1867
Damerau, West Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia, now Dąbrowa Chełmińska, Poland
Died 7 July 1962 (aged 95)
Lübeck, Federal Republic of Germany
Political party German National People's Party
Profession Jurist/politician

Dr. Ernst Ziehm (1 May 1867 – 7 July 1962) was a Danzig based German politician from the conservative German National People's Party and President of the Senate of the Free City of Danzig from 1931 to 1933.

Born in Damerau, West Prussia, Ziehm studied jurisprudence and judicial Intern in Strasbourg and Marienweder from 1905 to 1914. Then he became judicial official in Oppeln.

In 1914 he became administrator in Danzig. From 1931 to 1933 he served as President of the Senate of the Free City of Danzig (head of state). Then he was replaced by Hermann Rauschning, as Nazis seized control over city-state's government.

Ziehm died in Lübeck in 1962.