Wilhelm Wieben

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Wieben in June 2010

Wilhelm Wieben (2 June 1935 – 13 June 2019) was a German journalist, actor and author. He is known for presenting Tagesschau between 1973 and 1998, the most watched daily television news program in Germany. He also worked as a journalist for Radio Bremen. He also wrote books in Low German. Wieben appeared in the Falco song "Jeanny" reading a news broadcast.

Wieben was born in Hennstedt, Dithmarschen. He came out as gay in a 1995 interview. He died in Hamburg on 13 June 2019, at the age of 84.[1]

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  1. "Wilhelm Wieben: Ehemaliger "Tagesschau"-Sprecher ist tot". Der Spiegel (in German). 13 June 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2019.

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