People

The Peaceful Revolution was launched by people in both East and West Germany. Many individuals were active – often for many years – on behalf of democracy in the GDR. In her essay, the writer Claudia Rusch pays tribute to those East Germans who had the courage to rebel openly against the dictatorship. 

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Heino Falcke

Hans-Jürgen Fischbeck

Karl Wilhelm Fricke

Lilo Fuchs

Martin Gutzeit

Udo Hartmann

Katrin Hattenhauer

Katja Havemann

Michael Heinisch

Rolf Henrich

Gerold Hildebrand

Roland Jahn

Sarah Jasinszczak

Carlo Jordan

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