Series: The Weimar Republic
Browse a series of articles on the Weimar Republic (1918–1933). Learn more about how this liberal democratic republic was founded in the aftermath of World War I. Read about the political and economic crises of the era, as well as about the new social, cultural, and scientific movements that characterized it. Find out more about how Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party rose to prominence at the end of this period and quickly transformed Germany into a totalitarian dictatorship.