Alexander Frick

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Alexander Frick
Prime Minister of Liechtenstein
In office
3 September 1945 – 16 July 1962
MonarchFranz Joseph II
Preceded byJosef Hoop
Succeeded byGerard Batliner
Personal details
Born(1910-02-18)18 February 1910
Died31 October 1991(1991-10-31) (aged 81)
Political partyProgressive Citizens' Party

Dr. Alexander Frick (18 February 1910 – 31 October 1991) was a political figure from Liechtenstein.

Earlier life[edit]

From 1929 until 1936 he was a civil servant for the Liechtenstein fiscal administration, becoming director in 1936 and serving until 1945. In 1931 he founded the Scouts of Liechtenstein. From 1935 until 1937 he served as chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Liechtenstein.

Prime Minister of Liechtentein[edit]

He was the Regierungschef (head of government) of Liechtenstein from 3 September 1945 until 16 July 1962, serving as a member of the Progressive Citizens' Party.

Subsequent roles and honours[edit]

In 1961 he was awarded a doctorate honoris causa from the University of Fribourg.

Following his service as head of the government, he became deputy of the Diet from 1966 until 1974. He served as its speaker from 1966 until 1970.

In 1957, Frick was awarded the Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver with Sash for Services to the Republic of Austria[1]

Family[edit]

His son Hansjörg Frick was a member of the government from 2001 until 2005.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 38. Retrieved 2 October 2012.

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Josef Hoop
Head of Government of Liechtenstein
1945-1962
Succeeded by
Gerard Batliner