Aenne Brauksiepe

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Aenne Brauksiepe, 1969 with Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg .

Aenne Brauksiepe b. Engels (born February 23, 1912 in Duisburg , † January 1, 1997 in Oelde ) was a German politician ( CDU ). She was Federal Minister for Family and Youth from 1968 to 1969 .

education and profession

After graduating from high school in 1931, she worked from 1932 to 1934 as an artist in the care of the disabled. Since she was unable to study in National Socialist Germany due to the political commitment of her parents' house in the Center Party , she went to Scotland in 1934 because she wanted to study philology there. However, she was unable to study either there or in the Netherlands , where she lived with her husband from 1937. In 1943 she returned to Germany. Brauksiepe was the 1st chairwoman of the German branch of the “St. Joan's International Social and Political Alliance "and 2nd chairwoman of the Catholic German Women's Association .

Political party

Brauksiepe had been a member of the CDU since 1945. In 1956 she was elected to the CDU federal executive committee. From 1958 to 1971 she was then chairwoman of the women's union . From 1966 to 1969 she was a member of the presidium of the CDU and from 1967 to 1969 she was also deputy CDU federal chairwoman.


After 1945, Brauksiepe was initially a city councilor in Cologne . From 1949 to 1972 she was a member of the German Bundestag . In the federal elections from 1949 to 1961, she was directly elected in the Cologne I constituency and in 1965 in the Cologne III constituency. In 1969 she entered parliament via the CDU's state list in North Rhine-Westphalia. Brauksiepe was deputy chairwoman of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group from December 15, 1964 to October 3, 1968 .

Public offices

On October 16, 1968 Aenne Brauksiepe was as Federal Minister for Family and Youth of Federal Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger led government appointed. After the 1969 Bundestag election , she left the federal government on October 21, 1969. During her short term in office, she was particularly committed to more part-time work and the promotion of all-day schools .



  • Walter Henkels : 99 Bonn heads , reviewed and supplemented edition, Fischer-Bücherei, Frankfurt am Main 1965, pp. 54f.
  • Rudolf Vierhaus , Ludolf Herbst (eds.), Bruno Jahn (collaborators): Biographical manual of the members of the German Bundestag. 1949-2002. Vol. 1: A-M. KG Saur, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-598-23782-0 , p. 94.

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