Hubert Rohde
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Hubert Rohde
Hubert Rohde
Vice President of the Landtag of Saarland

14 July 1975 - 31 December 1977
PresidentLudwig Schnur
Franz Schneider
Rita Waschbüsch
Personal details
Hubert Heinrich Thomas Rohde

(1929-02-28)28 February 1929
Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany
Died17 February 2019(2019-02-17) (aged 89)
Political partyChristian Democratic Union
Spouse(s)Karin Attorf
ChildrenMarie-Bernadette, Daniela, Dominicus, Sebastian

Hubert Rohde (28 February 1929 in Hildesheim-17 February 2019)[1] was a German politician, representative of the German Christian Democratic Union.


Hubert Rohde was born in a Christian family in Hildesheim. To avoid being recruited by the Waffen-SS he "volunteered" in the heavy artillery, a unit that he knew wasn't under their domain, and he never actually served for war.

After the war he studied philosophy, history of art, pedagogy, archaeology as well as theology in Frankfurt, Munich, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Dublin. Since then he is a member in the Kartellverband katholischer deutscher Studentenvereine.

Hubert Rohde was married; his wife Karin (born Attorf) died in 1988. The couple had four children. After 1962 he lived in Mandelbachtal ind Saarland.

Professional life

After getting his doctorate of philosophy (1953) Rohde worked mainly as teacher and later as docent at the universities of Paderborn and Saarbrücken. In 1965 he was habilitated to professor in pedagogy.

He became a member of Saarland's parliament in 1970, where he first presided over the cultural committee and later became the parliament's vice-president.

In 1977 he was voted the SR's artistic director, a position he kept until 1988.

From 1988 to 200x he was general secretary of the Deutsch-Französischen Kulturrates (fr:Haut Conseil Culturel Franco-Allemand).

For several years he was Chancellor of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre a Catholic chivalric order that assists schools and hospitals in Palestine. For his engagement in Franco-German cooperation, France's president awarded him the cross of the Légion d'honneur.

See also


  1. ^ "Prof. Dr. Hubert Rohde : Traueranzeige : Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung". 2019-02-23. Retrieved .

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