Johannes Baumann was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1934–1940). He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on March 22, 1934 and handed over office on December 31, 1940. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party. During his office time he held the Department of Justice and Police and was President of the Confederation in 1938.
Baumann studied law in Basel, Bern, Zurich and Leipzig. In 1897 he graduated with a doctorate.