Wolfgang mix-nod

Wolfgang mix-nod (* 29. September 1921 in Dresden; † 6. October 2002 in bath Soden at the Taunus) was a German politician (FDP). It was from 1961 to 1963 Federal Ministers for refugees, refugees and war-damaged and from 1968 to 1991 of chairmen of the FDP Bundestag faction.


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and occupation after the Abiturfrom 1939 to 1945 as a soldier, last in the rank second lieutenant, at the Second World War part. As former officer of the armed forces Soviet crew power forbade the engineer study desired to it. 1948 it was occupied with a writing and a speech prohibition.Thereupon it fled to Frankfurt/Main.


Wolfgang mix-nod was married and had three children, Gudrun, Lothar and Harald.

a party

after end of war belonged mix-nods to the joint founders of the LDP in Dresden.It became LDP Jugendreferent for Saxonia and belonged starting from 1946 to the acting central executive committee of the LDP for the Soviet zone of occupation . It turned against the political requirement for monopoly Free one German Youth (FDJ) and the collection of children in the pioneer organizationErnst Thälmann. 1947 he was selected to deputy regional chairmen that LDP Saxonia. The choice was cancelled however by Soviet crew power.

After its escape to West Germany it became member of the FDP in Hessen. Was from 1954 to 1957 itFederal leader of the FDP youth organization, the German young democrats. From 1954 to 1991 it was also member in the Federal Administration of the FDP, of it in the years 1964 to 1988 as deputy Federal leaders.

From 1954 to 1967 it was beside it also deputy regional chairmen thatTo FDP in Hessen, from 1967 to 1977 he officiated then as their regional chairmen.

To 30. /31. May 1973 traveled mix-nods together with harsh ore Wehner (SPD) to a secret meeting with Erich Honecker to the GDR. On lock Hubertusstock in the Schorfheidehumanitarian questions of the German-German relations were discussed.

From 1987 to 1995 he was a chairman of the FDPnear Friedrich Naumann donation.


1946 mix-nod selected into the town council of Dresden. From 1954 to 1957 it was member of the federal state parliamentof Hessen. Here it functioned as parliamentary managing directors the FDP federal state parliament parliamentary group. From 1956 to 1961 as well as from 1964 to 1972 he was member in the town council of Frankfurt/Main. Here he dressed 1956 and 1961 between as well as1964 and 1968 the office of the leader of the parliamentary group.

From 1957 to 1994 was Wolfgang mix-nod member of the German federal daily. Here he was from 1959 to 1961 a parliamentary managing director of the FDP Bundestag faction. After its separating from the Federal Government it became 1963 to the deputy chairman and finally 1968 to the chairman of the FDP Bundestag faction selected. Only it separated 1991 on own desire from this office and thereupon selected to the honorary chairman of the FDP Bundestag faction. Mischnicks speech before the German Bundestag is famous on the occasion ofvote of no confidence against Helmut Schmidt at the 1. October 1982.

public offices

after the election to the Bundestag 1961 it became to 14. November 1961 to the Federal Minister for refugees, refugees and war-damaged in the Federal Government led by Federal Chancellor Konrad Adenauerappointed. In the course of the mirror affair it stepped to 19. November 1962 together with the other FDP Federal Ministers back, became however to 13. December 1962 into this office again appoint. With the resignation from Konrad Adenauer separated also mix-nod to 11. October 1963 from the Federal Government.

social offices

from 1953 to 1957 he was vice-president of the federation meeting of the national welfare organisations in Hessen. From 1957 to 1961 he was a president of the general association of the Soviet zone refugees. In addition it was memberin the Kuratorium of the donation German sport assistance.


mix-nod was a large officer of the French Ehrenlegion. It became with the large cross of the earnings/service medal of the Federal Republic of Germany, large golden decoration with star of the Republic of Austria, the banner medal thatHungarian Republic of, the baron of stone plaque, the William Leuschner medal, the earnings/service medal of the Free State Saxonia, the hessian earnings/service medal, the Roman plaque of the city Frankfurt/Main and the Wolfgang DO ring medal excellently.

See also: Cabinet Adenauer IV, cabinet Adenauer V

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