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Erich Honecker

Erich HoneckerBorn: 25-Aug-1912
Birthplace: Neunkirchen, Saar, Germany
Died: 29-May-1994
Location of death: Santiago, Chile
Cause of death: Cancer - Liver
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: East German leader, 1971-89

Wife: Edith Baumann (div. 1953)
Wife: Margot Feist (Minister for Education, b. 17-Apr-1927, m. 1953, one daughter)
Daughter: Sonja (b. 1951)

    High School: International Lenin School, Moscow

    East German Leader 1971 to 24-Oct-1989
    Sedition Dec-1935
    Escaped from Prison Berlin, Germany (6-Mar-1945)
    Assassination Attempt 31-Dec-1982
    Cholecystectomy 18-Aug-1989
    Treason 1990 (charge dropped due to health)
    Corruption 1990 (charge dropped due to health)
    House Arrest 1990
    Manslaughter 192 counts, arraigned (31-Jul-1992), charge dropped
    Deported from the Chilean Embassy in Moscow (29-Jul-1992)
    Extradited from Russia to Germany (29-Jul-1992)
    Order of Lenin
    Risk Factors: Kidney Cancer

    Waiting for Fidel (1974) · Himself

Author of books:
From My Life (1981)

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