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Ernst Nobs (14 July 1886, Seedorf, Bern – 15 March 1957) was a Swiss politician.

Ernst Nobs

He was the mayor of Zürich from 1942 to 1944. He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 15 December 1943, as the first member of the Social Democratic Party. He handed over office on 31 December 1951.

During his time in office he held the Department of Finance and he was President of the Confederation in 1949.

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Preceded by
Ernst Wetter
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Max Weber