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Krenz, Egon 1937-.

Publication Type: Book

Source(s): Encyclopedia of Modern Dictators; 2006, p149-151, 3p


Abstract: An encyclopedia entry for German dictator Egon Krenz is presented. He led the 1989 coup d'etat that ousted Erich Honecker. He lost his position as general secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany in 1989. Krenz was convicted of manslaughtering...

Krenz takes charge.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Maclean's. 10/30/89, Vol. 102 Issue 44, p48. 2p.

Abstract: Discusses the choice of Egon Krenz, 52, as the new leader of East Germany, following the resignation of Erich Honecker, 77. Reaction; Krenz's background; Honecker's fall from power; Popular discontent with the East German government's rigid policies.

A model apparatchik.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Newsweek. 10/30/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 18, p52. 2p.

Abstract: Talks about East Germany's new leader Egon Krenz, 52, who replaces Erich Honecker, 77, who ruled since 1971. Krenz is a hard-line, model communist careerist who promises dialogue and reform, but shows no real zeal for them. Party changes; Krenz's bac...

Once and future reformer.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): U.S. News & World Report. 12/11/89, Vol. 107 Issue 23, p21. 1/9p.


Abstract: Reports that an associate of East Germany's new leader Egon Krenz, who urged Krenz for three months to speak up for reform, is now helping Krenz draft a critical speech to be delivered at a party congress this month.

Take that!

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): TIME Magazine. 7/9/1990, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p87. 1/8p. 1 Color Photograph.


Abstract: Reports that Egon Krenz, 53, unemployed successor (for seven weeks) to Erich Honecker in East Germany, has published a book, `When Walls Fall,' a personal memoir and an account of the last days of the old regime.

In the spotlight.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Time International (South Pacific Edition). 09/08/97, Issue 36, p17. 1/3p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract: Examines the conviction of Egon Krenz to serve prison time for his responsibility in the deaths at the Berlin Wall. Krenz as one of East Germany's communist leaders.

In the spotlight.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Time International (Canada Edition). 09/08/97, Vol. 150 Issue 10, p7. 1/2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract: Presents a caricature of East German communist leader, Egon Krenz. Depiction of Krenz serving a prison sentence for his responsibility in deaths at the Berlin Wall.