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Karl Carstens

Karl CarstensBorn: 14-Dec-1914
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: 30-May-1992
Location of death: Meckenheim, Germany
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: President of Germany, 1979-84

Father: (d. WWI prior to Karl's birth)
Wife: Veronika Prior (m. 1944)

    University: University of Hamburg
    Law School: LLM, Yale Law School (1949)
    Professor: University of Cologne (1950s)

    President of Germany (1-Jul-1979 to 30-Jun-1984)
    Member of German Parliament (1972-79)
    National Socialist German Workers Party (1940-45, also joined SA in 1933)
    Christian Democratic Union 1955

Author of books:
Erinnerungen und Erfahrungen (1993, memoir)

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