Karl-Heinz Wildmoser

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Karl-Heinz Wildmoser senior (born May 5, 1939 in Munich ; † July 28, 2010 there ) was a major German restaurateur and long-time president of TSV 1860 Munich .


Karl-Heinz Wildmoser grew up in very simple circumstances with four siblings. His father, whom he lost at the age of nine, earned his living as a shoemaker.

In Rottach-Egern am Tegernsee , Karl-Heinz Wildmoser did an apprenticeship as a butcher and then passed the master's examination . He first came into contact with soccer in the youth team of TSG Pasing. After starting his apprenticeship as a butcher in Rottach-Egern, he joined the local boxing club and made it up to the South German heavyweight champion .

Wildmoser's career as a restaurateur began in 1961 as a tavern in the single home in Munich . To his later gastronomy empire belonged u. a. the traditional Donisl restaurant on Marienplatz and the Gasthof Hinterbrühl in Munich's Thalkirchen district . Since 1981, Wildmoser has been present at the Oktoberfest as a Oktoberfest host with the chicken and duck roasting tent.

On the morning of July 28, 2010, Wildmoser died at the age of 71 in the Klinikum rechts der Isar , where a benign brain tumor had been removed from him twelve days earlier after a fit of weakness . According to the clinic, the cause of death was cardiac arrest as a result of a massive pulmonary embolism . His grave is in the Starnberg forest cemetery.


In 1961 Wildmoser married his wife Theres. He had two children with her, his daughter was born in 1962, his son Heinzi in 1964. He also had illegitimate twins, who were born in 1961.


Karl-Heinz Wildmoser was president of the Bundesliga soccer club TSV 1860 Munich from May 17, 1992 until his resignation on March 15, 2004 . During his presidency in the 1990s, the traditional club rose from the Bayern League to the 1st Bundesliga within two years. On May 14, 2001 he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit. However, some of the fan base accuse him of having sold the club's identity through the joint construction of the Allianz Arena stadium with arch rivals FC Bayern Munich . Wildmoser left the club in a financially desolate state after his resignation.

In 2003 Wildmoser had to pay a fine of 27,000 euros for tax evasion. It was about hidden salary payments to players of TSV 1860 Munich.


  • 2004 Munich History Prize

Individual evidence

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  2. tz.de : Wildmoser: It all started in the single home , accessed on July 28, 2010
  3. Karl-Heinz Wildmoser: A 60s turns 70 at merkur-online.de, accessed on July 28, 2010
  4. Karl-Heinz Wildmoser is dead at sport1.de, accessed on July 28, 2010
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  6. ^ Illegitimate son sued Löwen-President at sueddeutsche.de, accessed on July 28, 2010
  7. spiegel.de: Tax evasion: "Löwen" boss Wildmoser has to pay a fine of 27,000 euros
  8. , "Münchner Urviech" with a patriarchal appearance Portrait of Karl-Heinz Wildmoser: "Münchner Urviech" with a patriarchal appearance , Rheinische Post , March 9, 2004, accessed on July 16, 2012