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Honecker

Erich . 1912--94, German statesman; head of state of East Germany (1976--89)
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The famous Berlin Wall mural of two Communist leaders kissing, skillfully used by the Hungarian opposition party Fidesz, is of East German President Erich Honecker and Leonid Brezhnev, not Honecker and Gorbachev.
The archive includes photographs of a number of key GDR political figures, such as Erich Honecker, Stasi heads Erich Mielke and Markus Wolf, and Brandt administration infiltrator Gunter Guillaume, as well as images that depict or refer to the methods of surveillance and incarceration notoriously implemented to suppress internal dissent.
I took Mark Honecker, who was serving as executive director and chief of staff and lead for the Fleet Readiness Enterprise, and I split his job.
Kim Il Sung told East German president Erich Honecker in 1984 that "every time the opponent carries out such a maneuver, we must take counteractions.
Some Green deputies even met on a cool but fair basis with East German chief Erich Honecker before his down-fall in October 1989, while others cultivated relations with the dissident groups which increased in the last years of the GDR, often under the protective mantle of the Lutheran Church.
IN THE ANNALS of bad predic-tions, the one registered by German Democratic Republic honcho Erich Honecker in the final year of the Cold War surely ranks near the top.
Two hundred London cabs featuring some of the most iconic murals from Berlin's East Side Gallery including the famous kiss between Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker will for four weeks draw attention to Germany as a vibrant and modern travel destination with the slogan "Post-Wall Germany 20 years on.
When Erich Honecker replaced Walter Ulbricht as leader of the SED in 1971, he discontinued the campaign for the Scientific-Technological Revolution.
A skirmish occurs when Michael compares the moral question of trying Mathias Todd to the 1993 case of East German leader Erich Honecker, who was already dying of liver cancer when he was indicted for treason.
Likewise, the hierarchy of the East German church--another church that under communism did little to shape institutions of transitional justice--had agreed with head of state Erich Honecker to become an acquiescent "church, not alongside, not against, but rather within socialism.
Martin Honecker, "Pluralismus in der Begrtindung christlicher Ethik," pp.
On 20 February 1950, the chairman of the Free German Youth (FDJ), Erich Honecker, launched an appeal to the 'German soldiers in Vietnam' in the Foreign Legion.