Erich Pachnicke

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Erich Pachnicke (born December 2, 1905 in Schmölln , Thuringia ; † April 21, 1963 in Siegen ) was a German Social Democrat from 1948 to 1963, mayor of Siegen from 1949 to 1956 and 1961 to 1963 and mayor from 1956 to 1961 He was also honorary chairman of the Trustees of Indivisible Germany in Siegen.

Erich-Pachnicke-Straße on the lower Wellersberg in Siegen was named after him.


  • Hansgeorg Schiemer, CDU and Center Party in Siegerland 1945–1949, a contribution to the party history of the Siegerland, Bonn 1985 (Master's thesis: Philosophical Faculty of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität), Biographical Appendix, p. 251
predecessor Office successor
Ernst Bach Lord Mayor of Siegen
1956 - 1961
Karl Eckmann