Gustav Walter Heinemann

Gustav Walter Heinemann

Birth
Wuppertal, Stadtkreis Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 7 Jul 1976 (aged 76)
Essen, Stadtkreis Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Essen, Stadtkreis Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorial ID 68661778 · View Source
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1969 - 1974 President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Heinemann

called himself "Gustav Walter" after an ancestor who was executed in 1849 after his participation in the German Revolution 1848/49. Coal and Steel manager with Krupp, very active Christian, part of the "Bekennende Kirche" in opposition to Hitler, in 1945 co-founder of the German CDU, later became member of the staunchly anti-fascist SPD led by Willy Brandt. 1966 Federal minister of Justice, 1969 President of West Germany. Founded the National Memorial for the 1848 revolution in Rastatt in 1974.


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  • Created by: Ischtiraki
  • Added: 20 Apr 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 68661778
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gustav Walter Heinemann (23 Jul 1899–7 Jul 1976), Find a Grave Memorial no. 68661778, citing Parkfriedhof, Essen, Stadtkreis Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by Ischtiraki (contributor 47490055) .