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Dieter Karl Weirich

Dieter Karl Weirich, German radio broadcast executive. Recipient Bundesvevdienstkreuz am Bande, 1989.

Background

  • Weirich, Dieter Karl was born on December 31, 1944 in Sulzbach, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Margarete Weirich.

  • Career

    • Director general Deutsche Welle, Cologne, Germany.

    Works

    • Author: Schaffen wiv das John 2000?, 1985. Author and editor: Zwischen Kabel und Konsum, 1988, Dregger-Streiter Für Deutschland, 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: evangelist.

    Religion

    Denomination: Evangelist

    Membership

    Member Hessia Parliament, 1974-1980, Deutscher Bundestag (German parliament), 1980-1989. Member supervisory board Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, 1982-1989. National media spokesman CDY/CSU in West Germany, 1982-1989.

    Lieutenant German Army, 1965-1966. Member Deutscher Journalistenverband, Vorstandsmitglied, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Kommunikationsforschung.

    Connections

    • Married Gisela Vetter, September 29, 1983. 1 child, Oliver; 1 child from previous marriage, Patrick.
    • father: Heinrich Weirich
    • mother: Margarete Weirich
    • spouse: Gisela Vetter
    • child: Oliver Weirich
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    Born December 31, 1944
    (age 72)
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