Governing Mayor of Berlin
The Governing Mayor (German: Regierender Bürgermeister) of Berlin is the head of government, presiding over the Berlin Senate. As Berlin is an independent city as well as one of the constituent St...
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Arthur Werner
Arthur Victor Hugo Werner (born 15 April 1877 in Berlin; died 27 July 1967) was the first Mayor of Berlin after World War II. In 1907 Werner had graduated as an engineer at the Technical University of...
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Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that com...
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Berlin Brigade
After the end of World War II, under the conditions of the Yalta and Potsdam agreements, Allied forces occupied West Berlin. This occupation lasted throughout the Cold War. The Berlin Brigade was the ...
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Julius Lippert
Julius Lippert (9 July 1895 – 30 June 1956) was a German politician in the Nazi party.Born in Basel, Switzerland, he became an extreme anti-Semite in his youth after reading the anti-Semitic philosoph...
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Ludwig Steeg
Ludwig Steeg (22 December 1894 – 6 September 1945), German Nazi politician, was appointed City President (Lord Mayor) of Berlin from 1939 to 1945.
Steeg was born in Ottweiler, Saarland, the son of...
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Ferdinand Friedensburg
Ferdinand Friedensburg (born 17 November 1886 in Schweidnitz (present-day Świdnica); died 11 March 1972) was the interim Mayor of Berlin due to the illness of mayor Louise Schroeder during the Berlin ...
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Four Power Agreement on Berlin
The Four Power Agreement on Berlin also known as the Berlin Agreement or the Quadripartite Agreement on Berlin was agreed on 3 September 1971 by the four wartime allied powers, represented by their Am...
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Louise Schroeder
Louise Dorothea Schroeder (2 April 1887 in Altona (Elbe) – 4 June 1957 in Berlin) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) party. She was the first female member of the ...
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Max von Forckenbeck
Maximilian (Max) Franz August von Forckenbeck (October 23, 1821 - May 26, 1892) was a German lawyer and politician and served as Mayor of Berlin from 1878 to 1892. His is considered one of the most im...
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Willy Brandt
Willy Brandt ([ˈvɪli ˈbʁant]; born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm; 18 December 1913 – 8 October 1992) was a German statesman and politician, leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 1964 ...
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Alexanderplatz demonstration
The Alexanderplatz demonstration (German: Alexanderplatz-Demonstration) was a demonstration for political reforms and against the government of the German Democratic Republic on Alexanderplatz in ...
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Uprising of 1953 in East Germany
The Uprising of 1953 in East Germany started with a strike by East Berlin construction workers on 16 June 1953. It turned into a widespread uprising against the German Democratic Republic government t...
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Dietrich Stobbe
Dietrich Stobbe (25 March 1938 – 19 February 2011) was a German politician from Weepers, East Prussia.Stobbe served as Mayor of West Berlin from 2 May 1977 till 23 January 1981. From 1 November 1...
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1986 Berlin discotheque bombing
On April 5, 1986 three people were killed and around 230 injured when La Belle discothèque was bombed in West Berlin. The entertainment venue was commonly frequented by United States soldiers, and tw...
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Heinrich Albertz
Heinrich Albertz (22 January 1915 – 18 May 1993) was a German Protestant theologian, priest and politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD). He served as Governing Mayor of Berlin (West Berlin) fr...
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Berlin Crisis of 1961
The Berlin Crisis of 1961 (4 June – 9 November 1961) was the last major politico-military European incident of the Cold War about the occupational status of the German capital city, Berlin, and of pos...
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Transit Agreement (1972)
The Transit Agreement (or Transit Treaty) of 26 May 1972 arranged access to and from West Berlin from West Germany, secured the right of West Berliners to visit East Berlin and East Germany, and secur...
Klaus Schütz
Klaus Schütz (September 17, 1926 – November 29, 2012) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD).
Schütz was born in Heidelberg. He was Mayor of West Berlin from 1967 to 19...
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United States Army Berlin
U.S. Army Berlin (USAB) was a command of the United States Army created in December 1961 at the height of the Berlin Wall crisis. USAB was a combined command with the Headquarters, U.S. Command Berlin...
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Otto Suhr
Otto Suhr (17 August 1894 - 30 August 1957) was a German politician as a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). He served as the Governing Mayor of Berlin (i.e. West Berlin) from 1955...
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Walter Momper
Walter Momper (born 21 February 1945) is a German politician and former Governing Mayor of Berlin (West Berlin 1989–1990, reunited Berlin 1990–1991). Whilst Governing Mayor, he served as President of ...
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Ernst Reuter
Ernst Rudolf Johannes Reuter (29 July 1889 – 29 September 1953) was the German mayor of West Berlin from 1948 to 1953, during the time of the Cold War.
Reuter was born in Apenrade (Aabenraa), Prov...
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East Berlin
East Berlin existed between 1949 and 1990. It comprised the eastern regions of Berlin and consisted of the Soviet sector of Berlin that was established in 1945. The American, British, and French secto...
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Eberhard Diepgen
Eberhard Diepgen (born 13 November 1941 in Berlin-Wedding) is a German politician of the CDU. He studied law at the Free University of Berlin. He was mayor of West Berlin from 1984 to 1989 and a reun...
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Republikflucht
"Republikflucht" ("desertion from the republic") and "Republikflüchtling(e)" ("deserters from the republic") were the terms used by authorities in the German Democratic Republic (GDR – East Germ...
Klaus Wowereit
Klaus Wowereit (born 1 October 1953) is a German politician, member of the SPD (Social Democratic Party), and was the Governing Mayor of Berlin from 21 October 2001 to 11 December 2014. In 2001 state ...
West Berlin Air Corridor
During the Cold War era (1945–1990), the West Berlin air corridors comprised three regulated airways for civil and military air traffic of the Western Allies between West Berlin and West Germany passi...
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Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde
The Friedrichsfelde Central Cemetery (German: Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde), also known as the Memorial to the Socialists (German: Gedenkstätte der Sozialisten), is a cemetery in the boro...
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