Third Adenauer cabinet
The third Adenauer cabinet was formed by incumbent Chancellor Konrad Adenauer after the 1957 federal election. The cabinet was sworn in on 29 October 1957, and remained until it was succeeded by the fourth Adenauer cabinet on 17 October 1961.
|Third Adenauer Cabinet (Adenauer III)|
cabinet of West Germany
|Date formed||29 October 1957|
|Date dissolved||17 October 1961|
|People and organisations|
|Head of state||President Theodor Heuss|
|Head of government||Konrad Adenauer|
|Opposition leader||Erich Ollenhauer|
|Election(s)||1957 West German federal election|
|Legislature term(s)||3rd Bundestag|
References and NotesEdit
- Note: Hans-Christoph Seebohm and Hans-Joachim von Merkatz were originally members of the German Party (DP). Both left it in July 1960 to join the CDU in September of the same year.
- "Kabinette Adenauer". election.de (in German). Retrieved 18 November 2019.