Ludwig Franz

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Ludwig Franz (born August 30, 1922 in Wörth an der Donau ; † July 2, 1990 in Rottach-Egern ) was a German politician of the CSU .

Life and work

Franz, who was a Roman Catholic , first attended the elementary school in Wörth and then the grammar schools in Straubing and Regensburg , where he passed his Abitur in 1941 . From 1944 to 1949 he studied history, economics and journalism at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich . Subsequently, until 1953 he was political editor for the newspapers Donaubote (until 1950), Tages-Anzeiger and Deutsche Tagespost (both from 1950). Since 1953 he was the union secretary of the Catholic Werkvolks.

Political party

Franz joined the CSU in 1950.


Franz was a member of the German Bundestag from 1953 to 1976. He represented the constituency of Rosenheim in parliament.


Web links

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