Jan Hecker

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Hecker in June 2021

Jan Hecker (15 February 1967 – 5 September 2021) was a German lawyer and politician. Hecker was an advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He was a judge at the Federal Administrative Court and an adjunct professor at the European University Viadrina. In late August 2021, Hecker became the Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.[1] Hecker was born in Kiel, West Germany.

Hecker died on 5 September 2021 in Beijing, China at the age of 54.[2]

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  1. "The German ambassador to China, Jan Hecker, dies". Deutsche Welle. 6 September 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  2. "Deutscher Botschafter in China gestorben". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 6 September 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.