Clemens Emil Franz Bracht (23 November 1877 – 26 November 1933) was a German jurist and politician.
|Reich Minister of the Interior|
3 December 1932 – 30 January 1933
|President||Paul von Hindenburg|
|Chancellor||Kurt von Schleicher|
|Preceded by||Wilhelm Freiherr von Gayl|
|Succeeded by||Wilhelm Frick|
Clemens Emil Franz Bracht
23 November 1877
Berlin, German Empire
|Died||26 November 1933 (aged 56)|
Berlin, Nazi Germany
|Political party||Centre Party|
|Alma mater||University of Berlin|
Born in Berlin, he studied law at the University of Würzburg and the University of Berlin. He joined the Centre Party and on 18 December 1924 became Supreme Burgomaster (Oberbürgermeister) of Essen. After the Preußenschlag enacted by German Chancellor Franz von Papen and President Paul von Hindenburg, Bracht was appointed a "Deputy Commissioner" for the Interior in the Free State of Prussia on 27 July 1932. He left the Centre Party and resigned as Burgomaster on 31 October 1932.
On 29 October 1932 he had become a Minister without portfolio in Papen's cabinet. Under Chancellor Kurt von Schleicher he briefly served as Reich Minister of the Interior from 3 December 1932. He had to resign, when Hindenburg appointed Hitler Chancellor on 30 January 1933.