Lot 0669. Discount Egon Franke, the German Federal order of merit: Grand cross set, in a case with certificate for the Federal Minister for intra-German relations.

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Auction date:06.04.2019   12:00
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Lot 0669Discount Egon Franke, the German Federal order of merit: Grand cross set, in a case with certificate for the Federal Minister for intra-German relations.
1.) Bijou: Gilded and enameled, on assembled sash, embroidered eagle, 2.) Star: silver gilded, segmented layer enameled, on needle, hallmarked St. & L. 800 hallmarked, in a blue awarding case, Golden cover stamping, Signet of Steinhauer & Lück, Lüdenscheid on the floor, miniature attached, certificate (double sheet, pre-print, issued Bonn, the 4.1.1979, and Original signature of the Federal President Scheel in session), ceremony, photo.

Egon Franke was on 11. April, 1913, was born in Hannover. He completed an apprenticeship as a carpenter and was from 1929 Chairman of the Socialist workers ' youth in Hanover. As a member of the Socialist Front, he was convicted in 1935 because of preparation to the high treason, it is a two and a half years in prison. From 1943 to the end of the war he was in the penal battalion 999 in the front, and became an American prisoner of war. After discharge, he was a founding member of the SPD in Hanover politically active and held the Post of Hanover councillor, and was in 1946 a member of the Parliament of lower Saxony. 22. In October 1969, he was appointed Federal Minister for intra-German relations and retained that Post for 13 years – first under Willy Brand as well as under his successor Helmut Schmidt. 17. September until 1. In October 1982, he was also Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany and finished his parliamentarian career after 36 years in 1987. In the Bothfeld district of Hanover, is named since 2003, a street after him. Significant historical discount to the German-German history.

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