Josef Wintrich

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Josef Wintrich
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2nd President of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany
In office
March 23, 1954 – October 19, 1958
Preceded by Hermann Höpker-Aschoff
Succeeded by Gebhard Müller
Personal details
Born (1891-02-15)February 15, 1891
Munich, Germany
Died October 19, 1958(1958-10-19) (aged 67)
Ebersberg, Germany
Nationality Germany
Alma mater Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Josef Marquard Wintrich (February 15, 1891 – October 19, 1958) was a German legal scholar and judge. He served as the 2nd president of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany from 1954 to 1956. The most significant decision during his tenure was the banning of the Communist Party of Germany in 1956.