Ulbricht, Walter

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German politician (SPD, USPD, KPD, SED)
Brandt never spoke with Ulbricht.

  • 1893 born
  • 1918/19 Co-founder of the KPD (Communist Party of Germany)
  • 1933-1945 Exile
  • 1929-1946 Member of the Politbüro of the KPD
  • 1946-1973 Member of the central secretariat and then the Politbüro of the SED
  • 1946-1950 Deputy chairman of the SED, 1949-1973 member of the People’s Chamber
  • 1949-1960 Deputy prime minister of the GDR
  • 1950-1971 General Secretary and then First Secretary of the central committee of the SED
  • 1960-1973 State Council chairman of the GDR
  • 1973 died
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SPD Politician in divided Berlin 1947-1956

Governing Mayor and Candidate for Chancellor 1957-1966


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