Fritz Hellwig

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Hellwig in 1953

Fritz Hellwig (3 August 1912 – 22 July 2017) was a German CDU politician and European Commissioner.

He was born in Saarbrücken, Germany. Before and during the war he was a member of the Nazi Party and the SA. After the war he served as European Commissioner for Research, Technology and Information Distribution from 1967 through 1970.

Hellwid turned 100 in August 2012.[1] He died on 22 July 2017 in Berlin of cardiopulmonary arrest at the age of 104.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Prof. Dr. Fritz Hellwig wird 100 Jahre". Aktuelle Meldungen (in German). Government of Saarland. 2012-08-09. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  2. Marc Beise: Ein Europäer, Nachruf auf sueddeutsche.de, 25. Juli 2017.

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