Bruno Heck

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Person.png Bruno Heck  Rdf-icon.png
(politician)
Born1917-01-20
Aalen, Germany
Died1989-09-16 (Age 72)
Blaubeuren, Germany
NationalityGerman
Founder ofKonrad Adenauer Foundation
Member ofLe Cercle
PartyChristian Democratic Union of Germany,  (CDU)

Employment.png Federal Minister of Family Affairs and Youth

In office
December 13, 1962 - October 1, 1968

Employment.png Federal Minister of Housing and Urban Development

In office
November 8, 1966 - December 1, 1966

Bruno Heck (January 20, 1917 in Aalen - September 16, 1989 in Blaubeuren) was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

Background

Heck was born into a poor Swabian catholic family.[1] He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Tübingen. From 1957 to 1976 Heck was a member of the German Bundestag.

Career

Heck was Minister of Family Affairs and Youth from 1962 to 1968.[2] 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.[3] The Bruno Heck Science Prize, awarded biannually by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, was named in his honor.[4]

Deep political connections

He attended Le Cercle in 1983.

20 January 1917|16 September 1989| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)11 June 198213 June 1982Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany
Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)30 June 19833 July 1983Germany
Bonn


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