Bruno Heck

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Person.png Bruno Heck  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Aalen, Germany
Died1989-09-16 (Age 72)
Blaubeuren, Germany
Founder ofKonrad Adenauer Foundation
Member ofLe Cercle
PartyChristian Democratic Union of Germany,  (CDU)

Employment.png Federal Minister of Family Affairs and Youth

In office
December 13, 1962 - October 1, 1968

Employment.png Federal Minister of Housing and Urban Development

In office
November 8, 1966 - December 1, 1966

Bruno Heck (January 20, 1917 in Aalen - September 16, 1989 in Blaubeuren) was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).


Heck was born into a poor Swabian catholic family.[1] He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Tübingen. From 1957 to 1976 Heck was a member of the German Bundestag.


Heck was Minister of Family Affairs and Youth from 1962 to 1968.[2] After the resignation of the FDP ministers in 1966, he additionally headed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development for a short time.

Heck headed the Konrad Adenauer Foundation from 1968 to 1989.[3] The Bruno Heck Science Prize, awarded biannually by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, was named in his honor.[4]

Deep political connections

He attended Le Cercle in 1983.


Events Participated in

Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)11 June 198213 June 1982Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany
Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)30 June 19833 July 1983Germany
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