Heinrich Rau facts for kids
Rau giving a speech in Leipzig, 1950
|Died||23 March 1961
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Resting place||Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde, Berlin, Germany|
|Organization||Spartacus League, International Brigades|
|Known for||Leader of the XI International Brigade
Chairman of the German Economic Commission
Leading economic politician and diplomat of East Germany
|Political party||Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany (1917–1919)
Communist Party of Germany (1919–1946)
Socialist Unity Party of Germany (1946–1961)
|Children||3 sons, 1 daughter|
Heinrich Gottlob "Heiner" Rau (2 April 1899 – 23 March 1961) was a German communist politician during the time of the Weimar Republic. He was a leading member of the International Brigades and after World War II an East German statesman. He was the chairman of the German Economic Commission, the precursor to the East German government.
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