Anton David

b. 23 Apr 1849, Smichov, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [1]
d. 21 Dec 1924, Vienna [4][5][6]

Title: Präsident der Konstituierenden Nationalversammlung (Alterspräsident) [President of the Constituent National Assembly (President by Age)]
Term: 4 Mar 1919 - 5 Mar 1919
Chronology: 4 Mar 1919, assumed the chair as the oldest deputy of the National Assembly according to a law of 18 Dec 1918 and a law of 6 Feb 1919 [2, p. 3]
  5 Mar 1919, the president elected by the National Assembly (Karl Seitz) assumed the chair [3, p. 3]
Biography:
Educated in people's school; self-education. Engaged in soap production, newspaper publishing. Joined Social Democratic Party [Sozialdemokratische Partei, SdP]; member of the SdP provincial board in Lower Austria; member of the Municipal Council of Vienna; elected to the Reichsrat (1907-1918); member of the Provisional National Assembly (21 Oct 1918 - 16 Feb 1919); member (4 Mar 1919 - 31 May 1919) and president by age (4 Mar 1919 - 5 Mar 1919) of the Constituent National Assembly. Biography source: [1]

[1] Parlament Österreich (official web site).
[2] Wiener Abendpost, Nr. 52, Dienstag, den 4. März 1919.
[3] Wiener Abendpost, Nr. 53, Mittwoch, den 5. März 1919.
[4] Reichspost, Nr. 350, Montag, 22. Dezember 1924, Seite 5.
[5] Wiener Zeitung, Nr. 292, Montag, den 22. Dezember 1924, S. 5.
[6] Wiener Zeitung, Nr. 293, Dienstag, den 23. Dezember 1924, S. 2.
  Image: photograph, 1919. Wiener Bilder, 23. Februar 1919. S. 4.
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