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Wilhelm Hertenstein

Willhelm Friederich Hertenstein (May 5, 1825 - November 27, 1888), Swiss politician.

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on March 21, 1879 and died in office on November 27, 1888. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland[?]. During his office time he held the Department of Defence; Military Department[?].

He was president of Switzerland in 1888.

Predecessor: Johann Jakob Scherer
Successor: Walter Hauser

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