100 Years of Women's Suffrage - Germany / Federal Republic of Germany 2019 - 70 Euro Cent
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During the revolution in November 1918, the Council of People's Representatives made a public appeal to the German people: "From now on, all elections to public bodies are based on the same, secret, direct, universal suffrage for all [...] at least 20 years to perform old male and female persons. " Thus, the right to vote for women was enshrined in the Weimar Constitution. It came into force on November 30th. At the election to the Weimar National Assembly on January 19, 1919, over 80 percent of female voters used their new law. Of the 300 candidates, 37 parliamentarians eventually joined the parliament. As the first woman in the Weimar National Assembly, Social Democrat Marie Juchacz from Berlin said on February 19: "I would like to state here [...] that we do not thank German women of this government in the old-fashioned sense." What this government has done that was a matter of course: she gave the women what they had wrongly withheld until then. "