Heinrich Bruning (Bruning)( Deutsch politician during the Weimar Republic, the Chancellor)
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Biography Heinrich Bruning (Bruning)
Brц+ning, Heinrich (Bruning), (1885-1970), Germanic politician during the Weimar Republic, the Chancellor.
Born November 26, 1885 in Munster, Westphalia. He studied philosophy and political science. In 1920-30 held responsible posts in the Catholic Federation of Trade Unions. In May 1924 he was elected to the Reichstag, where occupied a prominent place in the faction of the "Center", and in 1929 became the leader of this faction. Was closely connected with the Vatican. March 28, 1930 Bruening was proclaimed Chancellor of Germany, formed a government, which was the first of a series of transitional offices of the Weimar regime to Nazism.
Government Bruning widely used art. 48 of the Weimar Constitution in 1919 for anti-democratic emergency laws, decrees are carried out to reduce wages, the imposition of new taxes, pursued the anti-fascist workers' organizations, and especially the Communist Party. In foreign policy, Bruening saw his main task was to gain time for the military to strengthen Germany. In February 1932 was led by Germany's delegation at the International Geneva Conference on Disarmament. May 30, 1932 President of Germany Paul von Hindenburg, Bruning sent a letter demanding the resignation of. He succeeded von Papen. After Hitler came to power Bruening away from politics and in 1934 emigrated to the U.S.. Returning to Cologne in 1951, he started teaching. In 1954, again went to the U.S.. Bruening died March 30, 1970 in Norvik, Vermont.