Johann George Mönckeberg

Johann George Mönckeberg

Johann George Mönckeberg (* 22. August 1839 in Hamburg, † 27. March 1908 ebenda) was selected 1876 into that Hamburg senate, to who it belonged up to its death. Since 1890 he dressed several times the office of the mayor. The Mönckebergstrasse is designated after it.

life

after the attendance of the scholar school of the Johanneums and the academic High School studied Johann George Mönckeberg first in Heidelberg and later in Goettingen law. it drew 1871 as a delegate that rights into the citizenry . At the 3. July 1876 he was selected into that Hamburg senate, to who he belonged up to his death. Since 1890 he dressed several times the office of the mayor.

During its time in the senate the number of inhabitants rose to more than the double on. Thus an enormous increase in trade, traffic and industry, in dwelling and infrastructure was connected. Since Mönckeberg, whose domain the finances of the state were, was particularly careful, he got the pointed name from the Hamburgern „mayors Pfennigfuchser “. Mönckeberg nevertheless was as senate member and a mayor all-side likes. Thus the workers took it to him into account highly that it had sat down to 1905 against „the right to vote robbery “in favor of the good-earning to the resistance.

After Mönckebergs death was designated the broad traffic route, which to the again-created Hamburg main station - it was inaugurated 1906 - connected with the town hall market, after it: the Mönckebergstrasse.


 

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