Georg Harder (born October 21, 1929 in Danzig ; † September 20, 1985 in Leipzig ) was a German Marxist-Leninist social scientist and university professor at the Franz-Mehring-Institute of the Karl Marx University in Leipzig to train teachers for Marxist-Leninist Basic studies at the universities of the GDR .
Harder moved to relatives in Wernigerode in 1946 , where he completed a two-year apprenticeship as a carpenter. Then he worked as a construction worker. from 1949 to 1951 he worked as a cutter in the Wernigerode sawmill. In 1950, Hader joined the SED . In 1951 he became head of the workers' and rural youth department of the FDJ district leadership in Wernigerode. From 1952 to 1956 he was a teacher at the district party school of the SED in Drei Annen Hohne , until 1958 a teacher at the district party school of the SED in Magdeburg .
From 1953 to 1959 he studied social sciences as a correspondence course at the party college "Karl Marx" at the Central Committee of the SED . In 1962 he received his doctorate as Dr. phil. with the dissertation on the criticism of the neo-Gothic Catholic theory of the freedom of personality at the Academy for Social Sciences at the Central Committee of the CPSU in Moscow . In 1969 he completed his habilitation in the fields of dialectical and historical materialism at the Karl Marx University in Leipzig with the thesis The Dialectic of Social and National. On the social content of the national question in Germany . After Harder had been a lecturer in dialectical and historical materialism at the Franz-Mehring-Institut of the Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig since 1962, he received a full professorship there in 1971, which he held until his death.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German social scientist and university professor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 21, 1929|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Danzig|
|DATE OF DEATH||20th September 1985|
|Place of death||Leipzig|