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Hans Modrow
DIE LINKE Bundesparteitag Mai 2014 Modrow, Hans.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 1999 – 19 July 2004
Member of the Bundestag
In office
3 October 1990 – 1994
Prime Minister of East Germany
In office
18 November 1989 – 12 April 1990
President Egon Krenz
Manfred Gerlach
Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (acting)
Deputy Lothar de Maizière
Christa Luft
Peter Moreth
Preceded by Willi Stoph
Succeeded by Lothar de Maizière
Personal details
Born 27 January 1928 (1928-01-27) (age 93)
Jasenitz, Province of Pomerania, Weimar Republic
(now Jasienica, Poland)
Political party The Left
(2007-present)
Other political
affiliations
Socialist Unity Party of Germany
(1949-1989)
Party of Democratic Socialism
(1989-2007)
Spouse(s) Annemarie Straubing (d. 2003)
Children 2 daughters
Profession Politician

Hans Modrow ( born 27 January 1928) is a German politician. He was best known as the last communist premier of East Germany. He is the honorary Chairman of the Left Party. After the German reunification, Modrow served as a member of the European Parliament (1999–2004) and of the Bundestag.

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