Wuermeling, Franz-Josef

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Wuermeling, Franz-Josef Gender: M
Franz Joseph Robert Martin Wuermeling
born on 8 November 1900 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )
Place Berlin-Charlottenb., Germany, 52n32, 13e16
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°06' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 13°11 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°52'

Franz-Josef Wuermeling (1950)
photo: Unknown, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German politician representing the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) who served as Federal Minister of Family Affairs (1953-1962). He is known for introducing the 'Wuermeling Pass,' the colloquial term for an entitlement identity card that allowed discount fares on trains for large families.

His books include Acht Jahre Familienpolitik (1961), Familie – Gabe und Aufgabe (1963), Ausserschulische Erziehung in einer freien Welt (1963) and Die Familie fördern: Löst endlich das Wohnungsproblem (1963).

He died on 7 March 1986 in Münster, Germany, aged 85.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Christian Democratic Union)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Federal Minister of Family Affairs, 1953-1962)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Wuermeling Pass")