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Heuss, Theodor

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1963 AD

1884 – Born on January 31st in Brackenheim, near Heilbronn. Liberal democratic legislator, first president of West Germany, author, and leader of the Free Democratic Party.

1905 – After receiving a political science degree from the University of Munich, Heuss was an editor on several newspapers.

1908 – Married to Elly Heuss-Knapp.

1948 – Was a Member of Parliament.

1949-1959 – Elected as the first president of West Germany.

1963 – Died on December 12th in Stuttgart, West Germany.