Hans A. Engelhard

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Hans A. Engelhard
Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F086612-0026, 1. Gesamtdeutsche Bundesratssitzung, Engelhard.jpg
Engelhard at the Bundesrat of Germany in 1990
Federal Minister of Justice of Germany
In office
4 October 1982 – 18 January 1991
Preceded by Jürgen Schmude
Succeeded by Klaus Kinkel
Personal details
Born (1934-09-16)16 September 1934
Munich, Bavaria
Died 11 March 2008(2008-03-11) (aged 73)
Munich, Bavaria
Nationality German
Political party Free Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Munich
Profession Jurist

Hans Arnold Engelhard (16 September 1934 – 11 March 2008) was a German jurist. A member of the Free Democratic Party, he served as German Federal Minister of Justice in the Cabinet Kohl I, II, and III, between 1982 and 1991.

Born in Munich, Engelhard studied law at the University of Erlangen and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and received his second Staatsexamen in 1963.

Having joined the Free Democratic Party in 1954, Engelhard won a seat in the Bundestag in the German federal election, 1972.

In 1981 he succeeded Jürgen Schmude as Federal Minister of Justice of Germany, and served until 1992.

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