Friederike Mulert

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Friederike Mulert (born November 16, 1896 in Danzig as Friederike Arends , † April 5, 1991 in Bad Nauheim ) was a German politician of the FDP . She belonged to the German Bundestag in its first legislative period since the increase in the number of Berlin deputies on February 1, 1952.


Mulert was a daughter of the captain Rudolf Arends. She went to secondary school, where she graduated from high school in 1919. She studied medicine at the universities in Jena and Greifswald and passed the state examination in 1921. A year later she did her doctorate in Jena with the work The ancient Roman hydrotherapy based on the work of Aulus Cornelius Celsus on medicine .

In 1921 she married the doctor Martin Mulert (1894–1959), who later also became a member of the Berlin House of Representatives. They had five children and a foster daughter. For the next 25 years she worked as a doctor in Langenberg (Thuringia) and also set up an obstetrics clinic there. Together with her family, she fled to West Berlin in 1948 , where she worked as a doctor again a year later. She was still active as a doctor until 1960. She also looked after Protestant old people's homes for the church. Mulert was a co-founder of the Berlin Medical Association.


In 1945, Mulert co-founded the Thuringian regional association of the Liberal Democratic Party of Germany (LDP). A year later she became a member of the party's executive committee in Berlin. In 1947 she was a member of the Presidium of the People's Congress for the LDP, from which she resigned in 1948. Soon afterwards she fled to the west of Berlin, where she joined the FDP in 1951. In 1951 and 1952 she was a member of the FDP parliamentary group in the Berlin House of Representatives for only four months . After a by-election in the Berlin House of Representatives, Mulert was a member of the German Bundestag from February 1, 1952. Until her resignation at the end of the first legislative period in 1953, she worked as a full member of the Committee on Health Policy. Even after leaving the Bundestag, she continued to be involved in politics. Among other things, she campaigned for equal rights for women and family policy.


  • Records and memories. In: Members of the German Bundestag. Records and Recollections , Volume 4, Boppard am Rhein, 1988, pp. 219-229.