Otto Suhr

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Otto Suhr (17 August 1894-30 August 1957) was a German political figure as a member of the SPD. He served as the mayor of West Berlin between 1955 and 1957.

He was born 1894 in Oldenburg and went with his family to Osnabr├╝ck when he was nine years old, four years later the family went to Leipzig. From 1922 he worked as a secretary for the trade unions. From 1946 Suhr was member of the Berlin state parliament and until 1954 was its president. 1948/49 he was member of the Parlamentarischer Rat (parliamentary council). After ratification of the Grundgesetz in 1949 he was elected to the Federal Parliament of West-Germany (until 1952). From 1955 to his death Suhr was Regierender B├╝rgermeister (governing mayor) of West-Berlin.

He died in Berlin. In his honour, the biggest and one of the most important institutes for political science in Germany - the Otto Suhr Institute at the FU Berlin, a street in Oldenburg (in the district Eversten) as well as an avenue (Otto-Suhr-Allee) in Berlin (in the district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf) are named after him.

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