Bruno Heck

Politician

1917 – 1989

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Who was Bruno Heck?

Bruno Heck was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union.

Heck was born into a poor Swabian catholic family. He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Tübingen. From 1957 to 1976 Heck was a member of the German Bundestag.

Heck was Minister of Family Affairs and Youth from 1962 to 1968. After the resignation of the FDP ministers in 1966, he additionally headed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development for a short time.

Heck headed the Konrad Adenauer Foundation from 1968 to 1989. The Bruno Heck Science Prize, awarded biannually by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, was named in his honor.

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Born
Jan 20, 1917
Aalen
Nationality
  • Germany
Education
  • Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen
Died
Sep 16, 1989
Blaubeuren

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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