Aenne Brauksiepe
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Aenne Brauksiepe, 1969
Member of the Bundestag
In office
7 September 1949 – 22 September 1972
Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
In office
16 October 1968 – 20 October 1969
ChancellorKurt Georg Kiesinger
Preceded byBruno Heck
Succeeded byKäte Strobel
Personal details
Born(1912-02-23)23 February 1912
Duisburg, Germany
Died1 January 1997(1997-01-01) (aged 84)
Oelde, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Political partyCDU

Aenne Brauksiepe (23 February 1912 – 1 January 1997) was a German politician of the CDU party. Her maiden name was Engels.

She joined the CDU in 1945, and became a member of the CDU-Bundesvorstand in 1956. From 1958 to 1971 she was the chief of CDU-women (Frauen-Union). Her highest job in the CDU party was as Deputy Chief of the CDU from 1967 to 1969.

She was a member of the Bundestag of West Germany from 1949 to 1972, during which time she represented the Cologne III district. For three years, from 1965 to 1968 she was the deputy leader of the CDU/CSU-Bundestagsfraktion. She was appointed Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth in October 1968. She held this post until Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger lost the election in 1969.[1]


  1. ^ "Die Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages - 1.-13. Wahlperiode: Alphabetisches Gesamtverzeichnis; Stand: 28. Februar 1998" [The members of the German Bundestag - 1st - 13th term of office: Alphabetical complete index] (PDF). (in German). Deutscher Bundestag, Wissenschaftliche Dienste des Bundestages (WD 3/ZI 5). 1998-02-28. Retrieved 2020-05-21.