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Heinrich Lübke

German politician

Heinrich Lübke (October 14, 1894 – April 6, 1972) was the second President of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was President from 1959 to 1969.

Heinrich Lübke
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Heinrich Lübke in 1959
President of Germany
In office
13 September 1959 – 30 June 1969
ChancellorKonrad Adenauer
Ludwig Erhard
Kurt Georg Kiesinger
Preceded byTheodor Heuss
Succeeded byGustav Heinemann
Personal details
Born(1894-10-14)14 October 1894
Enkhausen, German Empire
Died6 April 1972(1972-04-06) (aged 77)
Bonn, FR Germany
NationalityGerman
Political partyCentre Party (Zentrumspartei) (1930–1933)
Christian Democratic Union (1945–1972)
Spouse(s)Wilhelmine Lübke (1885–1981)
Signature
Heinrich Lübke, 1966