Friedrich Wilhelm Reinhold Pieck (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈpiːk]; 3 Januar 1876 – 7 September 1960) wis a German politeecian an a Communist.

Wilhelm Pieck
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State Preses o
the German Democratic Republic
In office
11 October 1949 – 7 September 1960
Precedit biKarl Dönitz (Third Reich)
Allied military occupation 1945-1949
Succeedit biState Cooncil o the German Democratic Republic
(Effectively bi Walter Ulbricht as its chairman)
Personal details
Born3 Januar 1876(1876-01-03)
Guben, German Empire
Dee'd7 September 1960(1960-09-07) (aged 84)
East Berlin, East Germany
NaitionalityGerman
Poleetical pairtySPD (1895-1918)
KPD (1918-1946)
SED (1946-1960)