Kurt Schmücker

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Kurt Schmücker
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Schmücker 1971
Federal Minister for the Treasury
In office
1 December 1966 – 21 October 1969
Preceded by Werner Dollinger
Federal Minister of Finance
In office
8 November 1966 – 2 December 1966
Preceded by Rolf Dahlgrün
Succeeded by Franz Josef Strauss
Federal Minister of Economics
In office
17 October 1963 – 30 November 1966[1]
Preceded by Ludwig Erhard
Succeeded by Karl Schiller
Personal details
Born (1919-11-10)10 November 1919
Löningen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Died 6 January 1996(1996-01-06) (aged 76)
Löningen, Germany
Nationality German
Political party Christian Democratic Union (CDU)
Profession Printer

Kurt Schmücker (10 November 1919 – 6 January 1996) was a German politician, member of Christian Democratic Union.

Kurt Schmücker was born on 10 November 1919 in Löningen, Lower Saxony. In 1938 Schmücker ended a book printing course and started working in local newspapers. From 1940 to 1945 he served in the German infantry during World War II.

In 1937, Schmücker joined Nazi Party. Schmücker joined the CDU in 1946. He represented Cloppenburg – Vechta in the German Federal Parliament from 1953 to 1972.

From 17 October 1963 to 30 November 1966 he served as minister for Economics and Technology. From 1966 to 1969 he was served as minister for the Treasury.