German Forum Party

The German Forum Party (German: Deutsche Forumpartei) was an opposition political party in East Germany. It was formed from the New Forum (Neues Forum) citizens' movement. It was founded in Karl-Marx-Stadt (now Chemnitz) on 27 January 1990. Its first chairman was Jürgen Schmieder. It described itself as being at the political centre.

German Forum Party
Deutsche Forumpartei
LeaderJürgen Schmieder
Founded27 January 1990
Dissolved12 February 1990
Merged intoAssociation of Free Democrats
HeadquartersKarl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany
IdeologyLiberalism
Political positionCentre

It was invited to join the Christian Democrat-dominated Alliance for Germany coalition for the 1990 Volkskammer election but instead it joined the Association of Free Democrats on 12 February 1990.

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