Christian People's Party (Germany)

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The Christian People's Party (German: Christliche Volkspartei, CVP) was a political party in Weimar Germany.


The party contested the 1920 federal elections in an alliance with the Bavarian People's Party known as the Christian Federalist Imperial Election List (German: Christlich-föderalistische Reichswahlliste). The CVP gained just 0.25% of the national vote, but won a single seat.[1] They did not contest any further elections. A Catholic party, it was mainly based in the Rhineland area of western Germany.[2]


  1. Wahl zum 1. Reichstag
  2. Richard Bessel & E.J. Feuchtwanger, Social Change and Political Development in Weimar Germany, Croom Helm, 1981, ISBN 085664921X, p. 273

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