Dr Karl Blessing

Karl Blessing
Karl Blessing
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