Bracht, Franz

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Bracht, Franz Gender: M
Clemens Emil Franz Bracht
born on 23 November 1877 at 12:15 (= 12:15 PM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 01°19' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 03°28 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°38'

Franz Bracht (leaving the Reich Chancellery, 1932)
photo: Unknown, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German jurist and politician who joined the Centre Party and on 18 December 1924 became Supreme Burgomaster (Oberbürgermeister) of Essen. After the Preußenschlag enacted by German Chancellor Franz von Papen and President Paul von Hindenburg, Bracht was appointed a "Deputy Commissioner" for the Interior in the Free State of Prussia on 27 July 1932. He left the Centre Party and resigned as Burgomaster on 31 October 1932.

On 29 October 1932 he had become a Minister without portfolio in Papen's cabinet. Under Chancellor Kurt von Schleicher he briefly served as Reich Minister of the Interior from 3 December 1932. He had to resign, when Hindenburg appointed Hitler Chancellor on 30 January 1933.

He died on 26 November 1933, aged 56, in Berlin.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin City Archives.


  • Vocation : Law : Jurist
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Centre Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Reich Minister of the Interior, 1932-1933)