Gottfried Leonhard
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Gottfried Leonhard on a campaign poster for the 1957 federal elections
Member of the Bundestag
In office
7 September 1949 – 17 October 1965
Personal details
Born(1895-03-14)14 March 1895
Died7 October 1983(1983-10-07) (aged 88)
NationalityGerman
Political partyCDU

Gottfried Leonhard (March 14, 1895 – October 7, 1983) was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and member of the German Bundestag.[1]

Life

Leonhard was a co-founder of the CDU in Pforzheim in 1945 and was at times the district chairman of the CDU there. After the Second World War, he was initially a member of the city council of Pforzheim. He was a member of the state parliament of Württemberg-Baden for constituency 24 (Pforzheim) from 1946 to 1950.

Leonhard was a member of the German Bundestag from 1949 to 1965 and represented the constituency of Karlsruhe-Land as a directly elected member. From 21 May 1953 until the end of the first legislative period, he was deputy chairman of the Bundestag Committee for Postal and Telecommunications Affairs.

Literature

Herbst, Ludolf; Jahn, Bruno (2002). Vierhaus, Rudolf (ed.). Biographisches Handbuch der Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages. 1949–2002 [Biographical Handbook of the Members of the German Bundestag. 1949–2002] (in German). München: De Gruyter - De Gruyter Saur. p. 1715. ISBN 978-3-11-184511-1.

References

  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). webarchiv.bundestag.de (in German). Deutscher Bundestag, Wissenschaftliche Dienste des Bundestages (WD 3/ZI 5). 1998-02-28. Retrieved 2020-05-21.