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Hans Modrow (born January 27, 1928) served as one of the last leaders of East Germany and as of 2003 functions as honorary Chairman of the Party of Democratic Socialism. January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... In common usage, leadership generally refers to: the position or office of an authority figure, such as a President [1] a group of influential people, such as a union leadership [2] guidance or direction, as in the phrase the emperor is not providing much leadership capacity or ability to lead... National motto: none Official languages German Capital East Berlin Largest city East Berlin Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 106th 108,333 km² Negligible Creation -Unified 7 October 1949 3 October 1990 Currency East German mark Time zone  â€“ in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) National anthem Auferstanden aus Ruinen Internet... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January events January 1 Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... Party of Democratic Socialism is a political party in India; see Party of Democratic Socialism (India) the former name of a German political party; see Left Party (Germany). ...


Hans Modrow was born in Jasenitz, now to Police, Poland. He shortly served in the Volkssturm towards end of World War II and became a prisoner of war until 1949, when he joined the Socialist Unity Party (SED). Police (Kashubian/Pomeranian Pòlice, German: Pölitz) is a town in Pomerania, northwestern Poland, with 35,000 inhabitants (2000). ... The Volkssturm, literally translated as Peoples Storm in the meaning of National Storm, was a German national militia of the last months of the Nazi regime. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is accepted as the largest and... Geneva Convention definition A prisoner of war (POW) is a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine who is imprisoned by an enemy power during or immediately after an armed conflict. ... The logo of the SED The Socialist Unity Party of Germany (German: Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands, or SED) was the governing party of East Germany from its formation in 1949 until the elections of 1990. ...


He had a long political career in East Germany, including periods as the First Secretary of the SED in Dresden in 1973 and as a member of the Volkskammer. He held the office of Prime Minister of East Germany from the resignation of Willi Stoph on 13 November 1989 until the free elections on 18 March 1990. Dresden is the capital city of the German Federal State of Saxony and situated in a valley on the River Elbe. ... The Volkskammer (Peoples Chamber) was the de jure Legislature of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany). ... General Secretaries of the Socialist Unity Party German: Erster Sekretär des Zentralkomitees der Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands, Generalsekretärs des ZK der SED. Wilhelm Pieck and Otto Grotewohl (1946-1950) Walter Ulbricht (1950-1971) Erich Honecker (1971-1989) Egon Krenz (1989) State Presidents German: Staatspräsident, Präsident der DDR... Willi Stoph (9 July 1914 - 13 April 1999) was Prime Minister of East Germany from 1973 to 1989. ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ...


After the German reunification, he served as a member of the Bundestag and currently serves as a member of the European Parliament. German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) took place on October 3, 1990, when the areas of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR, in English commonly called East Germany) were incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, in English commonly called West Germany). After the GDRs first free elections on 18... The Bundestag (Federal Diet) is the parliament of Germany. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ...


In 1993 the German Federal Court found Modrow guilty on three counts of electoral fraud committed in the Dresden municipal elections in May 1989.

Preceded by:
Willi Stoph
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the GDR
1989–1990
Succeeded by:
Lothar de Maiziere

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Hans Modrow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (216 words)
Hans Modrow (born January 27, 1928) served as one of the last leaders of East Germany and as of 2003 functions as honorary Chairman of the Party of Democratic Socialism.
Hans Modrow was born in Jasenitz, now to Police, Poland.
In 1993 the German Federal Court found Modrow guilty on three counts of electoral fraud committed in the Dresden municipal elections in May 1989.
AllRefer.com - Hans Modrow (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia (269 words)
He served in the German Army, and was a prisoner of war until 1949.
Modrow served in the enlarged Bundestag after unification and won reelection in Dec., 1990.
In 1993 he was convicted of vote rigging in the municipal elections held in Dresden in May, 1989.
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