Association of Free Democrats

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The Association of Free Democrats (German: Bund Freier Demokraten) was a liberal coalition formed in East Germany on 12 February 1990. It originally consisted of the Liberal Democratic Party, the Free Democratic Party (GDR) and the German Forum Party. In the Volkskammer election of the 18 March 1990 the Association of Free Democrats polled 5.28% of the votes and gained 21 seats. It then participated in the last GDR government led by Lothar de Maizière.

In 27 March 1990 the Association of Free Democrats absorbed the National Democratic Party of Germany. Finally, in 11 August 1990 it merged with the West German Free Democratic Party.

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