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Erich Honecker

Head of State (25-Aug-1912 — 29-May-1994)


Erich Honecker. From My Life. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press. 1981. 515pp.

Heinz Lippmann. Honecker and the New Politics of Europe. New York: Macmillan. 1972. 272pp. Translation of Honecker: Porträt eines Nachfolgers.

Ulrich Völklein. Honecker: Eine Biographie. Aufbau Taschenbuch. 2003. 468pp. Language: German.

Ian Wallace (editor). The GDR Under Honecker, 1971-1981. GDR Monitor. 1981. 115pp. Conference papers, University of Dundee, September 1981.

Roger Woods. Opposition in the GDR Under Honecker, 1971-85: An Introduction and Documentation. St. Martin's Press. 1986. 257pp.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.320)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.728)

  9. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.227-30)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.242)

  11. Political Leaders of Contemporary Western Europe (pp.195-201)

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