Hermann Höpker-Aschoff

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Hermann Höpker-Aschoff
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1st President of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany
In office
7 September 1951 – 15 January 1954
Preceded by none
Succeeded by Josef Wintrich
Personal details
Born (1883-01-31)31 January 1883
Herford, Province of Westphalia
Died 15 January 1954(1954-01-15) (aged 70)
Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg
Nationality  Germany
Political party DDP (pre-WWII), FDP (post-WWII)
Alma mater University of Jena

Hermann Höpker-Aschoff (31 January 1883 - 15 January 1954)[1] was a German politician, finance minister, a member of Parlamentarischer Rat and a jurist. He was the first President of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.

Höpker-Aschoff studied law and economics at the University of Jena, and taught monetary theory and finance as professor at the University of Bonn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (German) Brockhaus Geschichte Second Edition