Herbert Mies

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Mies (left) in Bonn, February 1986

Herbert Mies (23 February 1929 – 14 January 2017) was a German politician. He joined the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) in 1945. He was the chairman of the party from 1973 to 1989. He was a winner of the 1985–86 Lenin Peace Prize. He was born in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg.

Mies died on 14 January 2017 in Mannheim at the age of 87.[1]

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  1. "Früherer DKP-Vorsitzender Herbert Mies gestorben". Bild (in German). 15 January 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2017.