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Grau in Grau: Margot und Erich Honecker spazierten am 22. März 1992 auf dem...

Relatives and friends of former East German leader Erich Honecker-Erich Honecker, politician: born Neuenkirchen, Saarland 25 August 1912; joined Communist Party of Germany (KPD) 1929, member, Central Committee 1946; member, Managing Committee, Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) 1946; chairman, Free German Youth (FDJ) 1946-55; member, Volkskammer of the GDR 1949-89; member, SED central committee 1946-89; member, Politburo 1958-89; Secretary, Central Committee 1958-71, First Secretary…

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Vintage Berlin - in pictures

Credit: Thomas Hoepker East Berlin apartment blocks in 1975, with poster showing leader Erich Honecker.

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Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker giving each other the Socialist Fraternal Kiss, Berlin, 1979

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Berlin, East Germany, Oct. 4, 1979 – Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev and East German leader Erich Honecker change kisses after Brezhnev was honored with the title “Hero of the German Democratic Republik” and the “Karl Marx Medal”. Brezhnev participates in the celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of the East German State`s foundation. (AP Photo/Helmuth Lohmann/stf)

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Poster Kuba / Cuba - Staatsbesuch Erich Honecker 1974, Moncada

Kuba / Cuba - Staatsbesuch Erich Honecker bei Fidel Castro 1974, Moncada