Egon Krenz
Egon Krenz (born 19 March 1937) is a former politician from the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), who was its last communist head of state. He succeeded Erich Honecker as leader of the ruling...
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Kurt Hager
Kurt Hager (24 July 1912 – 18 September 1998) was an East German statesman, a member of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany who was known as the chief ideologist of the party and decided many c...
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Wilhelm Pieck
Friedrich Wilhelm Reinhold Pieck ([ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈpiːk]; 3 January 1876 – 7 September 1960) was a German politician and a Communist. In 1949, he became the first President of the German Democratic Re...
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Willi Stoph
Willi Stoph ([ˈvɪli ˈʃtoːf]; 9 July 1914 – 13 April 1999) was an East German politician. He served as Prime Minister (Chairman of the Council of Ministers) of the German Democratic Republic (Eas...
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Sabine Bergmann-Pohl
Sabine Bergmann-Pohl née Schulz (born 20 April 1946 in Eisenach, Thuringia) is a German doctor and politician. A member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), she was president of the Peo...
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Bernhard Quandt
Bernhard Quandt (* 14 April 1903 in Rostock; † 6 August 1999 in Schwerin) was a German politician (SPD, KPD, SED).He was Minister-President of Mecklenburg (GDR in 1951/52 and the First Secretairy of...
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Gerald Götting
Gerald Götting (born 9 June 1923) is a former East German Christian Democratic (CDU) politician.
Götting was born in Nietleben, Province of Saxony, now part of Halle/Saale. During World War II, he...
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Ernst Goldenbaum
Ernst Goldenbaum (15 December 1898, Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin – 13 March 1990) was an East German politician.
Goldenbaum was born in Parchim. During World War I he served in the military...
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Johanna Töpfer
Johanna Töpfer, née Schrocko (3 April 1929 – 7 January 1990), was an East German politician and Deputy Director of the FDGB.
Töpfer was born in Schneidemühl (Posen-West Prussia) (today Piła,...
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Harry Tisch
Harry Tisch (March 28, 1927, Heinrichswalde — June 18, 1995) was the head of the Free German Trade Union Federation between 1975 and 1989.
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Paul Verner
Paul Verner (born April 26, 1911, Chemnitz, d. December 12, 1986, Berlin) was a German communist politician. He joined the communist movement at a young age, and went into exile during Hitler's rule. ...
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Friedrich Ebert (junior)
Friedrich "Fritz" Ebert, Jr. (12 September 1894 – 4 December 1979) was a German politician and East German communist official, the son of Germany's first President Friedrich Ebert.He was origina...
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Otto Grotewohl
Otto Grotewohl ([ˈɔtoː ˈɡʁoːtəvoːl]; 11 March 1894 – 23 September 1964) was a German politician and the first prime minister of the German Democratic Republic from 1949 until his death in 1964.
Gr...
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Erich Honecker
Erich Honecker ([ˈeːʁɪç ˈhɔnɛkɐ]; 25 August 1912 – 29 May 1994) was a German politician who, as the General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party, led the German Democratic Republic from 1971 until t...
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Johannes Dieckmann
Johannes Dieckmann (19 January 1893, Fischerhude, near Province of Hanover – 22 February 1969, Berlin) held the office of State President of East Germany on an acting basis in 1949 and again in 1960.D...
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Manfred Gerlach
Manfred Gerlach (8 May 1928 – 17 October 2011) was a German jurist and politician (LDPD). He served as Chairman of the Council of State and was thus head of state of East Germany from 6 December...
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Walter Ulbricht
Walter Ulbricht (30 June 1893 – 1 August 1973) was a German communist politician. He played a leading role in the creation of the Weimar-era Communist Party of Germany (KPD) and later ...
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Peter Florin
Peter Florin (2 October 1921 – 17 February 2014) was an East German politician and diplomat.
Florin was born in Cologne on 2 October 1921. His father, Wilhelm Florin (1894 - 1944), was a leading ...
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