Bucerius, Gerd

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Gerd Bucerius
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Bucerius, Gerd Gender: M
born on 19 May 1906 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Hamm/Westfalen, Germany, 51n41, 7e49
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°52' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 19°09 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 25°36'


German politician and journalist, one of the founding members of Die Zeit. He studied law in Freiburg, Berlin, and Hamburg. Upon completion of his university studies, he was named a judge in Kiel. With the rise to power of the Nazis in 1933, his wife, a Jew, took refuge in the United Kingdom. Bucerius for his part became a lawyer, defending numerous Jewish clients.

With the Allied victory in World War II, Bucerius became a politician and journalist. The British tasked him with the reorganization of the senate in Hamburg; in 1949 he was elected as a deputy to the first post-war Bundestag. A member of the CDU, he retained his seat until 1962. In 1946, with Lovis H. Lorenz, Richard Tüngel, and Ewald Schmidt di Simoni he created Die Zeit, with which they hoped to found a great newspaper for the north of Germany.

Bucerius died on 29 September 1995.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Start Business 14 February 1946 (founded weekly newspaper Die Zeit)
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Source Notes

Taeger IHL, quotes BC


  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (member of German parliament 1949 - 1962)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (journal Die Zeit)