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Johannes Dieckmann

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Johannes Dieckmann
Dieckmann in 1967
President of the People's Chamber
(East Germany)
In office
7 October 1949 – 22 February 1969
Preceded byNew creation
Succeeded byGerald Götting
Personal details
Born(1893-01-19)19 January 1893
Fischerhude, Hanover
Died22 February 1969(1969-02-22) (aged 76)
East Berlin, German Democratic Republic
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party of Germany

Johannes Dieckmann (19 January 1893 – 22 February 1969) was a German journalist and politician. As President of the People's Chamber (Volkskammer), he held the office of State President of East Germany on an acting basis in 1949 and again in 1960.


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Political offices
Preceded by
New Position
President of the People's Chamber
Succeeded by
Gerald Götting