Born: Jan 31, 1884 AD
Died: 1963 AD, at 79 years of age.
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.
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