Hanns-Joachim Friedrichs

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Hanns-Joachim Friedrichs
Born (1927-03-15)March 15, 1927
Hamm, Germany
Died March 28, 1995(1995-03-28) (aged 68)
Hamburg, Germany
Cause of death
Lung cancer
Nationality German
Other names Hanns Joachim Friedrichs
Occupation Journalist

Hanns-Joachim Friedrichs (March 15, 1927 in Hamm – March 28, 1995 in Hamburg) was a German journalist.


From 1971 to 1981, he was sportjournalist for German sportstudio. In Germany Friedrichs became famous as news anchor man in news magazine Tagesthemen. Friedrichs died in March 1995 by lung cancer. The Hanns-Joachim-Friedrichs-Award for works in journalism is named after him.

On November 9, 1989 he announced to the German public that the Berlin Wall had fallen.[1]



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