Chlodwig Karl Viktor Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst
(31.03.1819 – 06.07.1901)
place of birth:  Rotenburg a.d. Fulda, Provinz Hessen-Nassau

Königreich Preußen:  Reichskanzler

                          


Bavarian prince and Catholic
who served as German Chancellor from 1894 to 1900. As premier of Bavaria (1866–70), he favored German unification, and in 1871 he entered the service of the German Empire and became one of Bismarck’s staunchest supporters. He was ambassador to Paris (1874–80) and governor of Alsace- Lorraine (1885–94). Hohenlohe succeeding Leo von Caprivi as chancellor in 1894 and delegated most of his duties to his cabinet, especially the foreign secretaries Marschall von Bieberstein and Bernhard von Bülow who succeeded Hohenlohe when he retired in 1900. Hohenlohe was the uncle of Kaiser Wilhelm II's wife Dona.



     

Reichskanzler .................. 29.10.1894  -  17.10.1900