Hermann Sachse

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Hermann Sachse

Hermann Gottfried Sachse (born January 29, 1862 in Stein , † October 13, 1942 in Hartenstein ) was a German politician of the SPD .

Life and work

After attending elementary school in Wildbach , Sachse completed an apprenticeship as a wheelwright in Niederplanitz from 1876 to 1879 . From 1880 to 1892 he worked first as a miner and later as a smelter. In 1892 he became chairman of the Association of Saxon Miners and Ironworkers. From 1895 to 1902 he worked for the funeral home "Glückauf" in Zwickau . In 1902 he took over the chairmanship of the Association of Miners of Germany and in 1911 also became a member of the Central Commission of the German Trade Unions.


Sachse was a councilor in Niederplanitz from 1896 to 1902. In the Reichstag election in 1898 , he was elected to the Reichstag for the first time in the Waldenburg constituency. After he missed re-election in the Reichstag election in 1907 , he managed to return to parliament in 1912 as a member of the constituency of Breslau District 10 (Waldenburg) (until 1918). In 1919/20 he was a member of the Weimar National Assembly .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Fritz Specht, Paul Schwabe: The Reichstag elections from 1867 to 1903. Statistics of the Reichstag elections together with the programs of the parties and a list of the elected representatives. 2nd Edition. Carl Heymann Verlag, Berlin 1904, p. 73.
  2. Imperial Statistical Office (Ed.): The Reichstag elections of 1912. Issue 2. Verlag von Puttkammer & Mühlbrecht, Berlin 1913, p. 87 (Statistics of the German Reich, Vol. 250).


  • Hermann Sachse . In: Franz Osterroth : Biographical Lexicon of Socialism . Deceased personalities . Vol. 1. JHW Dietz Nachf., Hanover 1960, p. 259.
  • Martin Schumacher (Hrsg.): MdR The Reichstag members of the Weimar Republic in the time of National Socialism. Political persecution, emigration and expatriation, 1933–1945. A biographical documentation . 3rd, considerably expanded and revised edition. Droste, Düsseldorf 1994, ISBN 3-7700-5183-1 .

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