Georg Gaßmann

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Georg Gaßmann
Mayor of Marburg
In office
10 August 1951 – 11 September 1970
Preceded by Karl Theodor Bleek
Succeeded by Hanno Drechsler
Personal details
Born (1910-05-28)28 May 1910
Marburg, Germany
Died 5 August 1987(1987-08-05) (aged 77)
Marburg, West Germany
Nationality German
Political party SPD
Alma mater University of Marburg

Georg Gaßmann (28 May 1910 in Marburg – 5 August 1987 in Marburg) was a German politician.

As a member of the SPD, Gaßmann was the mayor of Marburg for nearly 20 years and a member of the Hessian Landtag in Wiesbaden.[1]

After serving as a politician, Gaßmann was awarded the Großes Verdienstkreuz, one of the German Federal Crosses of Merit. The Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion in Marburg was also named in his honour.


  1. ^ Arlt, Michael; Kronenberg, Georg (October 2008). Marbuch – Marburgs Stadtbuch (in German). Marburg: Marbuch Verlag. p. 50. ISBN 978-3-9806487-3-8. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Karl Theodor Bleek
Mayor of Marburg
10 August 1951 – 11 September 1970
Succeeded by
Hanno Drechsler