Heinrich Bruning

Heinrich Bruning

Birth
Münster, Stadtkreis Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 30 Mar 1970 (aged 84)
Norwich, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Burial Münster, Stadtkreis Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorial ID 6440630 · View Source
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German chancellor from March 1930 to May 1932. Held office at a fateful period in history for Germany and the world and subsequently relapsed into obscurity. He entered the Reichstag in 1924, becoming spokesman for the Catholic Centre Party and, in 1929, the party's parliamentary leader. With the breakup of the coalition government under Hermann Muller, Bruning became chancellor. In 1932 he attemptd to secure a prolongation of Pres. Paul Hindenburg's term of office, but Hitler quashed the attempt and forced an election. Bruning had to appeal to the left in his campaign for Hindenburg, who, on winning the election, dismissed his chancellor. Bruning retired from political life a and left Germany in 1934.


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  • Added: 23 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6440630
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Heinrich Bruning (26 Nov 1885–30 Mar 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6440630, citing Zentralfriedhof, Münster, Stadtkreis Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .