2020 in Germany

Events in the year 2020 in Germany.

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2020
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Incumbents

Events

January

February

March

April

May

  • 5 May – German Bundesverfassungsgericht decided, that the expanded asset-purchase programme (EAPP) since 2015 by European Central Bank violates German law.[8][9]
  • 7 May – German parliament Bundestag banned nationwide conversion therapy for minors until 18 years and forbids advertising of conversion therapy. It also forbids conversion therapy for adults, if they decided by force, fraud or pressure.[10]
  • 15 May – Germany's Bundestag voted to make the burning of the EU flag or that of another country a hate crime equivalent to that of burning the German flag - carrying a sentence of up to three years in prison. The only major party that opposed the move was the right-wing Alternative for Germany.[11]

July

  • 21 July – The government of Baden-Württemberg bans full-face coverings burqas, niqabs for all school children. the rule will apply to primary and secondary education. Winfried Kretschmann the Ministers-President said that full-face veiling did not belong in a free society.[12][13]

August

  • 22 August – Alexai Navalny, a seriously ill Russian opposition leader, is taken to Berlin for treatment.[14]
  • 29 August – hundreds of protesters try to storm the Reichstag. Early in the day tens of thousands protested against government measures for the coronavirus.[15][16][17][18]

September

October

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

 
Hans-Jochen Vogel

August

September

 
Wolfgang Clement

October

See also

References

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  2. ^ "2020 EuroHockey Indoor Championships". eurohockey.org. EHF. 13 June 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  3. ^ Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz stuft AfD-Teilorganisation „Der Flügel“ als gesichert rechtsextremistische Bestrebung ein [The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution classifies the AfD sub-organization "The Wing" as a right-wing extremist endeavor] (press release), Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (March 12, 2020).
  4. ^ "Verfassungsschutz stuft "Flügel" als rechtsextrem ein". Der Spiegel (in German).
  5. ^ Katrin Bennhold, Germany Places Part of Far-Right Party Under Surveillance, New York Times (March 12, 2020).
  6. ^ "Germany takes tentative steps back to normality as lockdown eases". the Guardian. 20 April 2020.
  7. ^ "Telefonschaltkonferenz der Bundeskanzlerin mit den Regierungschefinnen und Regierungschefs der Länder am 30 April 2020". Die Bundeskanzlerin (in German). Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  8. ^ Jura-Online: Paukenschlag aus Karlsruhe (german), May 5, 2020
  9. ^ Merkur.de: EZB hält trotz Urteil an Anleihenkäufen fest - Merkel spricht von „heikler Lage“, May 5, 2020
  10. ^ Bundestag.de: Bundestag verbietet Therapien zur „Heilung“ von Homosexualität (german), May 7, 2020
  11. ^ "Burning EU and other flags can now bring German jail term". BBC News. 15 May 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  12. ^ Welle (www.dw.com), Deutsche. "German state bans burqas, niqabs in schools | DW | 21.07.2020". DW.COM. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  13. ^ "Children banned from wearing burkas at school in German state". Metro. 23 July 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  14. ^ "Alexei Navalny: Putin critic arrives in Germany for medical treatment". BBC News. 22 August 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  15. ^ "'Anti-corona' extremists try to storm German parliament". the Guardian. Associated Press. 29 August 2020.
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  18. ^ "German leaders slam extremists who rushed Reichstag steps | DW | 30.08.2020". DW.COM.
  19. ^ "Alexei Navalny: Russia opposition leader poisoned with Novichok - Germany". BBC News. 2 September 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  20. ^ "Mainzer Komponist Volker David Kirchner gestorben" [composer Volker David Kirchner died] (in German).
  21. ^ "Nie żyje Lucille Eichengreen, Ocalała z łódzkiego getta" [Lucille Eichengreen, survivor of the Łódź ghetto, is deadLucille Eichengreen, survivor of the Łódź ghetto, is dead] (in Polish). 8 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  22. ^ "Volker Spengler ist gestorben" [Volker Spengler has died] (in German). 8 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  23. ^ "Joseph Vilsmaier ist tot" [Joseph Vilsmaier is dead] (in German). 12 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  24. ^ Dr. med. Hansjoachim Linde (in German)
  25. ^ "SPD-Politiker Alwin Brück ist tot" [SPD politician Alwin Brück is dead] (in German). 16 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  26. ^ Acker, Michael (19 February 2020). "Herrmannsdorf-Gründer Karl Ludwig Schweisfurth ist tot - sein Werk wird weiterleben" [Herrmannsdorf founder Karl Ludwig Schweisfurth is dead - his work will live on] (in German). Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  27. ^ "Schriftsteller Ror Wolf gestorben" [writer Ror Wolf died] (in German). 18 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  28. ^ "Sonja Ziemann gestorben" [Sonja Ziemann died] (in German). 19 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  29. ^ "Maler Peter Dreher gestorben: Bilderserie "Tag um Tag guter Tag" bekanntestes Werk" [Painter Peter Dreher died: picture series “Day after day, good day” best known work] (in German). 20 February 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  30. ^ "Prof. Hans Deinzer verstorben" [Prof. Hans Deinzer passed away] (in German). Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  31. ^ "Das Institut trauert um Carsten Bresch" [The Institute mourns the murder of Carsten Bresch] (in German). Archived from the original on 9 March 2020.
  32. ^ "Peter Wieland mit 89 Jahren gestorben" [Peter Wieland died at the age of 89] (in German). 2 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  33. ^ "Berliner Abschweifungen" [Berlin digressions] (in German). 2 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  34. ^ "Früherer Bischof Viktor Josef Dammertz ist tot" [Former Bishop Viktor Josef Dammertz is dead] (in German). 2 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  35. ^ "È morto Ulay: è la fine di un'epoca. Se ne va una delle colonne della performing art" [Ulay is dead: it's the end of an era. One of the columns of the performing art goes away] (in Italian). 2 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  36. ^ "Susan Weinert ist tot" [Susan Weinert is dead] (in German). Saarbrücker Zeitung. 5 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  37. ^ Mangold, Ijoma (4 March 2020). "Der Intellektuelle als Politiker, der Politiker als Intellektueller" [The intellectual as a politician, the politician as an intellectual]. Die Zeit (in German). Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  38. ^ "Die Hochschule trauert um ihren Ehrenbürger Dr. Dr. h.c. Burkhard Hirsch" [The university mourns the loss of its honorary citizen Dr. Dr. hc Burkhard Hirsch]. Hochschule Düsseldorf (in German). 12 March 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  39. ^ "Judo-Deutschland trauert um Wolfgang Hofmann" [Judo Germany mourns Wolfgang Hofmann]. Deutscher Judo-Bund (in German). Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  40. ^ "Giwi Margwelaschwili ist tot" [Giwi Margwelaschwili is dead] (in German). 13 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  41. ^ "Souveräner Steuermann der Wissenschaft" [Sovereign helmsman of science] (in German). 31 March 2020. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  42. ^ Rüdiger Nehberg’s dead: Survival expert and activist dies aged 84
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