Helmut Markwort

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Helmut Markwort Laudatio for Henryk Broder 2007.

Helmut Markwort (born 8 December 1936 in Darmstadt) is a German journalist and from 1993 till 2010 Editor-in-Chief of the weekly newsmagazine Focus. He is a member of the liberal Free Democratic Party of Germany.[1] From a former marriage Markwort has a son. Since 1996 he is in a relationship with Patricia Riekel (born 1949).

He has also contributed to the conservative newspaper Junge Freiheit.[citation needed]