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Dr Karl Blessing

Dr Karl Blessing

Karl Blessing © Bundesbank

President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
1 Jan 1958 - 31 Dec 1969











Curriculum vitae

* 5 Feb 1900 - Enzweihingen (Württemberg)
† Apr 1971 - Rasteau (South of France)

Positions at the central bank

1 Jan 1958 - 31 Dec 1969
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

1 Feb 1939
Dismissed from position as Member of the Executive Board of the Reichsbank for political reasons

1 Jun 1937
Member of the Executive Board of the Reichsbank

1 Sep 1920
Joins the Reichsbank

Positions outside the central bank

1948 - 1957
Member of the Executive Board of Margarine Union AG, Hamburg

1941 - 1945
Member and Chairman of the Executive Board of Kontinentale Öl AG Berlin

1934 - 1937
General Specialist in the German Ministry of Economics (seconded from the Reichsbank)

1930 - 1934
Head of Division at the Bank for International Settlements, Basel (seconded from the Reichsbank)

1925
Graduate in Business Administration at the Berlin School of Economics

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