Christian Führer

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Christian Führer in July 2008.

Christian Führer (5 March 1943 – 30 June 2014) was a German Protestant pastor. He was one of the main figures and organisers of the 1989 Monday demonstrations in East Germany. This led to the German reunification and the end of East Germany in 1990.

Führer was born in Leipzig, Saxony. He grew up in Penig. He studied theology at the University of Leipzig from 1961 until 1966. He retired from his job as a pastor in 2008.

Führer died from respiratory failure caused by lung disease on 30 June 2014 in Leipzig, aged 71.[1]

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  1. "Nikolaikirchen-Pfarrer Christian Führer gestorben" (in German). Berliner Zeitung. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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